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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...
Within our field, and more widely, there is a way of thinking that equates effective teaching with effective entertaining. This way of thinking can be referred to as a “discourse of edutainment.” It underpins some of the publications and conversations that encourage librarians to make their...
Online communication has spread into myriad forms in the new millennium, providing more opportunity for misinformation and deceit. In this study, Web users were asked for their personal estimates of authorial age, gender, and veracity for several examples of Web media, as well as on what media...
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...
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...