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Information Literacy Instruction: The First Five Minutes of Class
(LOEX Quarterly, DigitalCommons@EMU, 2004)
Undergraduate students often bring negative attitudes and problematic preconceived notions to library instruction sessions. In the first five minutes of class, it is important that librarian teachers address these obstacles ...
The World Civilizations library assignment: Development and analysis
(World History Connected, 2005)
In 1986 a faculty group at Washington State University (WSU) embarked on a project that resulted in a new requirement for all prospective graduates of the university, a two-semester sequence in World Civilizations (Gen Ed ...
Courseware and library services: Bridging the gap for distance students
(Library Hi Tech, 2007)
The purpose of this paper is to model a practical solution to the lack of library modules within commercial courseware. There are many different programming languages and models librarians can use to implement similar ...
Fundamental questions and answers
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2003)
In 2003, the Oregon/Washington chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries awarded two scholarships to its fall conference. One went to Leslie Hurst and the other to Corey Johnson. In this newsletter ...
Information literacy in pre-service teacher education: An annotated bibliography
(Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 2003)
This annotated bibliography presents a review of articles published on the topic of information literacy in teacher education since the late 1980s. Many of the articles outline concerns about pre-service teachers who ...
The ILE project: A scalable option for customized information literacy instruction and assessment
(Communications in Information Literacy, 2009)
With the vast amount of information available today, information literacy (IL) education is a critical component of undergraduate education necessary to prepare students for tomorrow’s world. Instructors want students to ...
The Lewis and Clark Expedition: A pathfinder
(PNLA Quarterly, 2003)
This pathfinder points to resources on the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-1806. It was written on the occasion of the bi-centenary of the expedition.
If You Build It, Will They Learn? Assessing Online Information Literacy Tutorials.
(College and Research Libraries, 2006-11)
With the support of an internal grant, the Washington State University Library Instruction Department was able to undertake an assessment program to measure the use and effectiveness of online tutorials built by the ...
Compliance, cooperation, collaboration and information literacy
(Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2005)
As academic institutions have devoted increased efforts to information literacy skills assessment, more opportunities for collaboration between the library and other campus organizations have developed. The authors describe ...
Volunteers in Libraries: Program Structure, Evaluation, and Theoretical Analysis
(Reference and User Services Quarterly, 2008)
Volunteers have had a major impact on libraries throughout U.S. history. The rapid changes in the information world of the last decade serve as a catalyst for evaluation of library programs including those for volunteers. ...