Faculty, librarians, and others will find that discussing instruction methods collaboratively is a very productive exercise in planning a systematic, comprehensive information literacy exercise. Click on Request A Library Session (above) for more information.
"What we’re dealing with now is not the problem of information overload, because we’re always dealing (and always have been dealing) with information overload…Thinking about information overload isn’t accurately describing the problem; thinking about filter failure is.”
- Clay Shirkey, author of Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations
Check out this article on the importance of information literacy skills:
W 101 library sessions: 13
Advising Circles visited: 8
Total number of sessions taught: 81
Number of students taught: 1,158 (reflects students attending multiple sessions)
Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.
Text from Association of College and Research Libraries. Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Chicago, IL: ACRL, 2015
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