Tuesday, March 25, 2008

College Information Literacy Efforts Benchmarks

Primary Research Group have released a report based on information from "more than 110" North American universities College Information Literacy Efforts
The cost is 75 US dollars (you can download the pdf for this price from their website) and the ISBN is 1-57440-099-1. It has statistics on various things such as whether the university requires an information literacy test for graduation, what sessions are provided by librarians and (since this is a North American publication) information relating to IL in english composition classes. The Primary Research home page is at http://www.primaryresearch.com/ and you can find the item by selecting Publications and then Library publications. The press release giving some highlights is at http://www.primaryresearch.com/release-200803141.html
Photo by Sheila Webber: Primroses in snow, Sheffield, March 2008

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