Information Literacy Programs: Successes and Challenges

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Routledge, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 244 pages
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Explore the vital links between technology and lifelong learning!

Get the real-life perspective of professionals at the intersection of old ways and new technology in this book written by and for librarians. Information Literacy Programs: Successes and Challenges provides you with the different viewpoints of librarians who have taken varying paths in their information literacy programs. You'll learn about the roles of Web-based collaboration, teamwork with academic and administrative colleagues, evidence-based librarianship, and active learning strategies in library instruction programs. Information Literacy Programs can help you refresh your own teaching while opening your eyes to the many possible approaches to information literacy.

Helpful features you'll find in Information Literacy Programs include:
  • tips on connecting with technology-savvy “Generation Y”
  • principles for multi-campus collaboration
  • guidelines for setting up a successful retreat for teaching librarians
  • information about the benefits of interdisciplinary partnerships
  • comprehensive bibliographies
  • methods for assessing your current information literacy programs
  • discussion of immersion programs for professional development

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This volume, published simultaneously as the Journal of Library Administration (Vol. 36, Nos. 1/2), features 12 papers, most written by academic instruction librarians, addressing issues related to ... Read full review


Patricia Durisin
Making the Transition from Bibliographic Instruction to Information Literacy Elizabeth O Hutchins Barbara Fister Kris Huber MacPherson
CrossInstitutional Collaboration for Information Literacy in Academic Libraries Charity B Hope Christina A Peterson
Beth S Woodard Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe
Planning and Leading a Retreat for Teaching Librarians Anna Litten
Expectations and Reality for Information Literacy in Librarianship Rebecca Albrecht Sara Baron
Jeanne R Davidson Paula S McMillen Laurel S Maughan
Austin Booth Carole Ann Fabian
Immersion and Beyond Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay Sara Baron
A Participatory Approach to Bibliographic Instruction Sherri B Saines
Active Learning in the Classroom Patricia R Krajewski Vivienne B Piroli
Kate Manuel
Information Literacy Sails into the Curriculum on the Currents of EvidenceBased Medicine and Professional Competency Objectives Richard B Kapla...

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