Information Literacy and Information Skills Instruction: Applying Research to Practice in the School Library Media Center

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Libraries Unlimited, 1999 - Education - 187 pages
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Bringing together material from doctoral dissertations, academic and professional journals, and other writings of scholars and practitioners, Thomas presents us with an excellent review of the literature on information skills instruction and a meta-analysis of the research done in bibliographic instruction, literacy skills instruction, and learning styles. Current trends, issues, and themes in the information skills curriculum are discussed along with applications of the research. Designed to be used in information skills instruction classes for school media specialists, this valuable text will also be a useful training tool for academic librarians conducting bibliographic instruction in school libraries. It is an essential professional resource for school media specialists.

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With new standards for school libraries and education in general, this book is anxiously awaited. The organization of this book is well done. Each piece is nicely researched and aligned specifically ... Read full review


Library Skills Instruction in School Media Centers
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Process Models for Information Skills Instruction

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NANCY PICKERING THOMAS is Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas.

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