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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Information Literacy Re-visited

  • The New Literacy Crisis: Immigrants Teaching Natives in the Digital Age, Teresa Coffman, Ph.D., Aileen Campbell, Emily Heller, Emily M. Horney, & Lynne P. Slater
  • What is Library Literacy and how do you best impart this to public library users? THE LATERAL LITERAL LIBRARIAN
  • Information Literacy: A Clarification, by Linda Langford
  • “What do you mean I can’t just use Google?” Information Literacy in an Academic Setting, by Laura Thorne, Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management (Canadian academic survey)
  • 21st Century Literacies: Tools for Reading the World
  • ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. Approved 2000.
  • assessment tool for information literacy that can be used to measure success: complete list of Information Literacy Assessment Tools; more specifically: James Madison University's ILT (Information Literacy Test) TRAILS' related sources (Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills), Kent State University's SAILS (Standardized Assessment of Information Literacy Skills):
    "There are many choices but SAILS will give you an accurate snapshot by group (freshmen-senior) if you want to get just aggregate data. The responses are totally anonymous so you cannot track individuals, but you can compare years if you have at least 50 responses from each cohort." @ collib-l@ala.org

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