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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 ...
First year course programmatic assessment: Final essay information literacy analysis
(Reference and User Services Quarterly, 2015)
Washington State University recently launched a new general education system with a foundational first year course called Roots of Contemporary Issues. Roots features a set of library research assignments and a culminating ...
An introduction to scholarly open access
The impact of electronic journals on use of print in geology.
(American Library Association, 2009-01)
This study examines the use of geology journals at Washington State University (WSU), before and after electronic access was provided, to determine if the use of the print collection increased as in the previous studies ...
Information evaluation instruction: A three term project with a first year experience course
(Communications in Information Literacy, 2012)
In response to the recognition that work world success is dependent on locating and effectively utilizing information, the academy has acknowledged the need to produce information literate graduates. There needs to be more ...
Understanding the Read/ Write Web
Over the past couple of years, social software like blogs, wikis, tagging, podcasting, and the like have moved out of hands of early adopters, into the mainstream, and, increasingly, into our libraries. Should your library ...
Point of Need Assistance: Incorporating help pages and tutorials into online archival resources
Archival materials continue to populate the web however access and navigation are often hampered by a lack of point of need assistance. This session will focus on creating user centered online tutorials and help pages to ...
E-Learning: IL Instruction & Out-of-the-Box Software
Institutes of higher education are increasingly incorporating Information Literacy (IL) into their educational goals. Academic departments are actively seeking ways to incorporate IL into their curriculum in addition to ...
The Information Literacy Education Project at WSU Libraries
WSU and other institutes of higher education are increasingly incorporating Information Literacy (IL) into their educational goals. Academic departments are actively seeking ways to incorporate IL into their curriculum ...