Science Students Learn to Use Social Media to Communicate Research

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

The Framework and the Sciences

The Information Literacy committee of ACRL’s Science & Technology Section is has developed a new research guide where  resources ( (i.e., articles, books, book chapters, online guides & sites)  have been applied to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education  in the sciences (including math, engineering, and technology).

The guide is intended to provide a place for librarians to find resources to guide their information literacy instruction for science students and faculty.

Here is the link to the new guide: