Hot off the press! A new issue of Communications in Information Literacy has just been released. Articles include:
- Navigating Roadblocks: First-Year Writing Challenges through the Lens of the ACRL Framework
- Meeting Students Where They Are: Using Rubric-based Assessment to Modify an Information Literacy Curriculum
- Everything Online is a Website: Information Format Confusion in Student Citation Behaviors
- Engendering Social Justice in First Year Information Literacy Classes
Adapting the Framework for Information Literacy to Studio Art Classes
This article reports on a NIU collaboration in an advanced studio art class in photography between a member of the art faculty and the librarian art subject specialist. The collaboration focused on teaching students the role of research in art production, where the Framework’s information literacy concepts served as useful and generative metaphors for different elements of the creative process.
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Looking for an example for the Information Literacy frames Authority is Constructed and Contextual, Scholarship as Conversation, as well as Information has Value?
A July 18, 2016 article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (Science Students Learn to Use Social Media to Communicate Research ) relates how students at Caltech are using social media to promote their research.
Please note: Through the Benedictine Library Constellation Digital Repository, we are also able to collect, store, preserve and provide open access to scholarly content created by Benedictine University students, faculty and staff in all disciplines. Please contact me for more information.
Here is some further information on this project from one of the Caltech librarians: Continue reading
New article on threshold concepts for researchers in veterinary medicine:
Kristine Alpi & Chad Hoggan (2016): Recognizing the Value of Threshold Concepts: Application of a Conceptual Tool to Professional Students Learning to Be Researchers, The Reference Librarian, 57(2):114-130. DOI: 10.1080/02763877.2016.1121070
Available via the NC State Scholarly Publications Repository as a post-print : http://repository.lib.ncsu.edu/publications/handle/1840.2/2719
THE REFERENCE LIBRARIAN is available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02763877.2016.1121070
The annual issue of the Library Instruction Round Table featuring the previous year’s top library instruction/information literacy articles has just been published. Here is their TOP 20 list:
- Beilin, I. (2015). Beyond the threshold : Conformity, resistance and the ACRL Information Literacy Framework for Higher Education. In the Library with the Lead Pipe
- Belanger, J., Zou, N., Mills, J. R., Holmes, C., & Oakleaf, M. (2015). Project RAILS: Lessons learned about rubric assessment of information literacy skills. Libraries and the Academy, 15(4), 623–644.
- Booth, C., Lowe, M. S., Tagge, N., & Stone, S. M. (2015). Degrees of impact: Analyzing the effects of progressive librarian course collaborations on student performance. College & Research Libraries, 76(5), 623–651
- Bruehl, M., Pan, D., & Ferrer-Vinent, I. J. (2015). Demystifying the chemistry literature: Building information literacy in first-year chemistry students through student-centered learning and experiment design . Journal of Chemical Education, 92(1), 52–57.
- Buchanan, H., Webb, K. K., Houk, A. H., & Tingelstad, C. (2015). Curriculum mapping in academic libraries. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 21(1), 94-111.
- Catalano, A. (2015). The effect of a situated learning environment in a distance education information literacy course. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 41(5), 653-659.
- Chen, Y. (2015). Testing the impact of an information literacy course: Undergraduates’ perceptions and use of the university libraries’ web portal. Library and Information Science Research, 37, 263-274.
- Cook, D. B., & Michael, K. (2015). How do our students learn ? An outline of a cognitive psychological model for information literacy instruction. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 55(1), 34–41.
- Farrell, R., & Badke, W. (2015). Situating information literacy in the disciplines: A practical and systematic approach for academic librarians. Reference Services Review, 43(2), 319–340.
- Holliday, W., Dance, B., Davis, E., Fagerheim, B., Hedrich, A., Lundstrom, K., & Martin, P. (2015). An information literacy snapshot: Authentic assessment across the curriculum. College & Research Libraries, 76(2), 170–187
- Keegan, T., & McElroy, K. (2015). Archives Alive!: Librarian-faculty collaboration and an alternative to the five-page paper. In the Library with the Lead Pipe.
- Lundstrom, K., Diekema, A. R., Leary, H., Haderlie, S., and Holliday, W. (2015). Teaching and learning information synthesis. Communications in Information Literacy, 9(1), 60-82.
- Margolin, S., & Hayden, W. (2015). Beyond mechanics: Reframing the pedagogy and development of information literacy teaching tools. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 41(5), 602-612.
- O’Kelly, M., Garrison, J., Merry, B., & Torreano, J. (2015). Building a peer-learning service for students in an academic library. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 15(1), 163–182.
- Subramaniam, M., Ahn, J., Waugh, A., Taylor, N. G., Druin, A., Fleischmann, K. R., & Walsh, G. (2015). The role of school librarians in enhancing science learning. Journal of Librarianship & Information Science, 47(1), 3-16.
- Tewell, Eamon. (2015). A decade of critical information literacy: A review of the literature. Communications in Information Literacy, 9(1), 24–43.
- Tewell, EC, & Angell, K. (2015). Far from a trivial pursuit: Assessing the effectiveness of games in information literacy instruction. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 10(1), 20–33.
- Watts, J., & Mahfood, S. (2015). Collaborating with faculty to assess research consultations for graduate students. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 34(2), 70–87. (Request on Interlibrary Loan)
- Webb, K. K., and Hoover, J. (2015). Universal design for learning (UDL) in the academic library: A methodology for mapping multiple means of representation in library tutorials. College and Research Libraries, 76(4), 537-553.
- Zhang, Q., Goodman, M., and Xie, S. (2015). Integrating library instruction into the course management system for a first-year engineering class: An evidence-based study measuring the effectiveness of blended learning on students’ information literacy levels. College & Research Libraries, 76(7), 934-958.