Thursday, March 19, 2020

Information Literacy education at a distance & Covid-19 resources

This post highlights a resource-sharing initiative and a blog about resources. As you may gather, I'm focusing on making posts related to the issues around the current crisis. I have been physically relocating myself, but when I am sorted out I intend to do some blogs with perspectives of my own.
Firstly, the Californian association for information literacy, LILi, has set up a page for sharing resources about teaching IL online. "Inspired by CCC COVID-19 Website Google Doc, Lifelong Information Literacy (LILi) created this blog post to collect online instruction information from all libraries in California. Please share in the form or comment below for discussions. The LILi Web Committee will summarize important information and resources in this blog as the situation evolves." This is at
Secondly, on the Information Literacy Group's website there's a blog post COVID-19: seeking reliable information in difficult times by David Bedford, Academic Support Librarian at the Hall Library, Universities at Medway, highlighting "key sources of reliable information"
Photo by Sheila Webber: forsythia, March 2020

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