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WILU 2017

The Workshop for Instruction in Library Use, commonly known as WILU, is an annual Canadian conference where delegates meet to discuss timely topics related to information literacy. The 46th annual WILU conference, took place in Edmonton, Alberta from May 23 – May 25, 2017 and the theme was Engage | Expand | Explore. The WILU 2017 conference organizing committee would like to thank the presenters who have contributed their work to this collection.
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  1. Expanding Video Findability and Accessibility through Student Engagement: Building the Nosotros Video Collection [Download]

    Title: Expanding Video Findability and Accessibility through Student Engagement: Building the Nosotros Video Collection
    Creator: Lacroix, Denis
    Description: Students + Instructors + Library = Win-Win Situation. Engaging students in the information creation process of enhancing the findability and accessibility of a video collection reinforces the value of information and the students' own role as information creators. The Nosotros video collection projects involved: Two courses in Spanish Cinema and English-Spanish Translation, The University of Alberta Libraries as a community partner in a community service learning (CSL) course project, Upper-level Spanish students who worked in groups to provide video metadata, and video transcription and translation, Videos as objects of study in the courses, Sensitizing students to advanced information literacy topics, like information management, preservation, and access, Precise guidelines and explanations given to students as contributors, who provided a minimum of 20 hours of work on the project.
    Subjects: Community Service Learning, Metadata, Videos, Captioning, University of Alberta
    Date Created: 2017/05
  2. What’s so neat about tweets in the classroom? A case study in medical education [Download]

    Title: What’s so neat about tweets in the classroom? A case study in medical education
    Creator: Kung, Janice
    Subjects: Systematic Review, Medical Education, Twitter, Social Media, Library Instruction
    Date Created: 2017/05
  3. Study Student Learning Through the Flipped Classroom Approach [Download]

    Title: Study Student Learning Through the Flipped Classroom Approach
    Creator: Wheeler, Justine
    Subjects: Lesson Study, Flipped Classroom, Library Instruction, Information Literacy
    Date Created: 2017/05
  4. Media and Information Literacy: Educating the Educators [Download]

    Title: Media and Information Literacy: Educating the Educators
    Creator: Oberg, Dianne
    Subjects: Information Literacy, Convergences, Academic Libraries, School Libraries
    Date Created: 2017/05
  5. First They Giveth, Then They Taketh Away: The Covert World of Retracted Articles and How to Incorporate Them into Information Literacy Instruction (PDF) [Download]

    Title: First They Giveth, Then They Taketh Away: The Covert World of Retracted Articles and How to Incorporate Them into Information Literacy Instruction (PDF)
    Creator: Thielen, Joanna
    Subjects: Retracted Articles, Information Literacy, Retraction, Scholarly Publishing, ACRL Framework
    Date Created: 2017/05
  6. Beyond usability: Considering student preferences around point-of-need instructional resources [Download]

    Title: Beyond usability: Considering student preferences around point-of-need instructional resources
    Creator: Stieglitz, Tara
    Subjects: Blended Learning, Student Engagement, Science Librarianship
    Date Created: 2017/05
  7. Facilitating a City-wide Professional Development Program: Edmonton Information Literacy Teaching Triangles [Download]

    Title: Facilitating a City-wide Professional Development Program: Edmonton Information Literacy Teaching Triangles
    Creator: Shamchuk, Lisa
    Description: Edmonton Information Literacy Teaching Triangles [EILTT] is a new information literacy professional development initiative hosted by MacEwan University Library. This opportunity is open to all librarians or library staff in or around Edmonton who teach information literacy sessions, either face-to-face or online, and first ran throughout the Fall 2016 academic term.
    Subjects: Information Literacy, Professional Development, Networking
    Date Created: 2017/05
  8. Extreme ethnography: How I became a grad student to be a better librarian [Download]

    Title: Extreme ethnography: How I became a grad student to be a better librarian
    Creator: Ribaric, Tim
    Subjects: Information-Literacy-Instruction, Identity, Post-Graduate-Studies
    Date Created: 2017/05
  9. First They Giveth, Then They Taketh Away: The Covert World of Retracted Articles and How to Incorporate Them into Information Literacy Instruction (MP4, video) [Download]

    Title: First They Giveth, Then They Taketh Away: The Covert World of Retracted Articles and How to Incorporate Them into Information Literacy Instruction (MP4, video)
    Creator: Thielen, Joanna
    Subjects: Retracted Articles, Information Literacy, Retraction, Scholarly Publishing, ACRL Framework
    Date Created: 2017/05
  10. Privacy Praxis: Engagement and Agency at the Threshold [Download]

    Title: Privacy Praxis: Engagement and Agency at the Threshold
    Creator: Cardozo, Paula
    Description: Privacy as a right has been established by the Supreme Court; however, it isn’t absolute and it is under threat.
    Subjects: Privacy, Engagement, Agency
    Date Created: 2017/05