Libraries Staff Publications
This collection contains publications of staff at the University of Alberta Libraries.
Items in this Collection
- 14Information literacy
- 4Academic libraries
- 3Library instruction
- 2Computer-assisted instruction
- 2Evidence-based medicine
- 6Polkinghorne, Sarah
- 3Campbell, Sandy
- 3Storie, Dale
- 2Julien, Heidi
- 1Edwards Thomson, Michelle
- 1Goebel, N.
Helping students learn how to navigate information—and misinformation—is as important as ever. The Canadian information literacy (IL) landscape continues to evolve along with rhetorical, theoretical, and contextual developments, such as the new Framework for Information Literacy for Higher...
This chapter describes a visualization of the main elements in play when we search for information. The chapter describes how this visualization can be used to start classroom conversations around how social, political, and economic systems influence how people create, organize, find, and gain...
How are information literacy practitioners discussing Wikipedia? Just as important is this question: what do these discussions say about us as teachers? This article will consider these questions and reflect on their implications for our work.
Introduction: The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is large and diverse. Liaison librarians at the Health Sciences Library decided in late 2009 to undertake a system-wide evaluation of the information literacy (IL) instruction being delivered to the Faculty. The...
Information literacy programs and the factors that influence their development and structure can vary significantly from institution to institution. Credit-bearing discipline-specific information literacy courses are a rare and valuable component of an undergraduate educational experience and...
Instruction for Information Literacy in Canadian Academic Libraries: A Longitudinal Analysis of Aims, Methods, and SuccessDownload
The study reports a survey of information literacy instruction practices in Canadian academic libraries. Results indicate that formal instruction is offered by 89% of respondents, a minority of which articulate formal instructional objectives or work in libraries with full-time instructional...
The objective was to convert a paper-based seeking and evaluating evidence assignment to an interactive electronic format. In addition, the aim was to increase medical student engagement with the assignment by simulating a continuing medical education environment that many students will encounter...