Information Literacy

Applied Data Science with Python

COURSE 1<p>Current session: Jan 15<p>SubtitlesEnglish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Traditional)<p>About the Course<p>This course will introduce the learner to the …

Data Science

New iteration—Introduction to Critical Information Literacy: Promoting Social Justice through Librarianship eCourse

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Introduction to Critical Information Literacy: Promoting …

Learning

Teaching and Learning Librarian

The University of Maryland Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented professional for the position of Teaching & Learning Librarian. Reporting …

Education

A Proven Method to Get More Out of Your Reading

Whenever I share books I’ve enjoyed, like this recent post on my favorite non-fiction books from 2017, I’m always asked about the little “notes” that …

POST: Collections as Data & Information Literacy

John Russell (Penn State University, and dh+lib contributing editor) and Allyssa Bruce (Kansas State University) explore the intersection of library …

Digital Humanities

Icepops: International Copyright Literacy Event – Bookings now open! – Information Literacy Website

Bookings are now being taken for Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars), a brand …

New issue of Journal of Information Literacy – Information Literacy Website

The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy …

Manchester

Member of the Week: Brandy Whitlock

Brandy Whitlock is an instruction librarian at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD and a presenter for the ACRL workshop Assessment in …

Education

UKeIG: Digital Literacy in the Workplace

This day workshop really ended up getting me thinking and my thoughts (as articulated below) are probably still not very tidy.<p>What does being …

4 Ways To Support Civil Discourse in Online Spaces

Is it possible to help students engage in civil discourse in social media and other online spaces? That is the topic educators discussed at the …

Call for case studies and research methods for ILG website – Information Literacy Website

Now we are a couple of months into the Information Literacy Group new website design, please take some time to check out some of our new content. The …

Research

Information Literacy in the Sciences: Faculty Perception of Undergraduate Student Skill | Perry | College & Research Libraries

Academic librarians need reliable information on the needs of faculty teaching undergraduates about seeking and using information. This study …

Education

Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts

ACRL announces the publication of <i>Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts</i>, edited by Samantha Godbey, Susan Beth …

Learning

ACRL releases Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy …

Librarianship

Bursaries available for LILAC 2018 – apply now! – Information Literacy Website

The CILIP Information Literacy Group and LILAC committee are pleased to announce that we are offering <b>4 free LILAC 2018 conference places</b> for …

Seeking Knowledge From a Community of Strangers

<i>This week's guest post comes from</i> <i>Margy MacMillan is a (recently retired) professor, librarian, and I-SOTL Outreach Associate at Mount Royal</i> …

Learning

Call for papers: ECIL 2018 – Information Literacy Website

The first call for papers for ECIL 2018 is open!<p>Due to take place at the University of Oulu, Finland from 24th-27th September 2018 the organisers of …

Information literacy trends

Information literacy and critical thinking are important skills for college graduates who leave formal education to be professionals and, hopefully, …

Spotlight on research: The effectiveness of information literacy training in different formats – Information Literacy Website

A systematic review, published in September this year, has found compelling evidence that information literacy training is effective and well …

Research

How Did You Learn to Teach?

If there’s one regret I have about graduate school, it’s that I never learned to teach. No courses on education are required as part of the …

Teaching

Icepops: International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars – Information Literacy Website

The UK Copyright Literacy team and CILIP Information Literacy group have launched a brand new copyright education conference! Icepops (International …

2017 Global Media and Information Literacy Award: Organizations in four countries recognized

The 2017 Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Awards from the Global Alliance for Partnership on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) have …

Unesco

AASL 2017: Making the Most of AASL

<b>Jane Lofton</b><p><b>Retired teacher librarian and chair of the AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee</b><p>I am going to be wearing a few hats at …

Librarianship

The Hats We Wear

From the outset, your basic instruction and reference librarian position seems simple and straightforward. Instruction librarians are those who teach …

Pedagogy

Brooklyn Public Library Offers Online PD Course on Information Literacy

As the coordinator for school outreach at the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL), Amy Mikel knows the value of professional development for teachers. …

School Libraries

ACRL Sponsors Project Information Literacy Student News Consumption Study

ACRL is a co-sponsor of a forthcoming Project Information Literacy (PIL) research study investigating how young adults consume news and gather …

Northeastern University

ACRL sponsors Project Information Literacy student news consumption study

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is a co-sponsor of a forthcoming Project Information Literacy (PIL) research study …

Northeastern University

Information Skills for a 21st Century Scotland - Information and lifelong learning

<b>Information literacy and lifelong learning</b><p>"In an era of lifelong learning, this effectively means that information literacy has relevance for all …

Learning

C&RL News – October 2017

Working with data continues to be a major trend across academic and research libraries. In this month’s Scholarly Communication column, Laurie Allen, …

First open access issue of Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) now available

The coming of autumn marks the start of another volume of <i>RUSQ</i>, the 57th in the journal’s life; view now. The close of summer is also a marker for our …