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Use of Social Networking Site Consumer Training to Teach Information Literacy Threshold Concepts

By Lucinda Rush Education Reference Librarian Old Dominion University lrush@odu.edu [Peer-Reviewed Article] Introduction Social networking sites (SNS) have been integrated seamlessly into our everyday lives, and college students are one of their biggest consumers (Lenhart, et. al. 2010). Just as … Continue reading

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Exploring Creative Information Literacy Practices via Divergent Thinking

by Joseph Hartnett Information Services Librarian Assistant Professor Baruch College, City University of New York joseph.hartnett@baruch.cuny.edu [Peer-Reviewed Article] Abstract Encouraged by the ACRL Framework’s call for librarians to adopt more engaging methods to teach students, as well as for students … Continue reading

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Play a Game, Make a Game: Getting Creative with Professional Development for Library Instruction

Maura A. Smale, Associate Professor Chief Librarian, Ursula C. Schwerin Library New York City College of Technology, CUNY msmale [at] citytech [dot] cuny [dot] edu @mauraweb [Peer-Reviewed Article] Abstract Using games in the library classroom is an active learning strategy … Continue reading

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“Scholarship is a Conversation”: Discourse, Attribution, and Twitter’s Role in Information Literacy Instruction

by Alexander J. Carroll Agriculture and Natural Resources Librarian University of Maryland College Park ajcarrol@umd.edu Robin Dasler Engineering / Research Data Librarian University of Maryland College Park rdasler@umd.edu [Peer-Reviewed Article] Introduction: Information Literacy & Scholarly Communication Instruction When addressing scholarly … Continue reading

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Can only Librarians do Library Instruction? Collaborating with Graduate Students to Teach Discipline-Specific Information Literacy

By Alexander Watkins Art & Architecture Librarian, University Libraries, University of Colorado Boulder Katherine Morrison Arts Education and Regional Services Director, Tippecanoe Arts Federation Former Lead Graduate Teaching Assistant, Art & Art History Department, University of Colorado Boulder [Peer Reviewed … Continue reading

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