Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Journal of Information Literacy

A new bumper issue of the Journal of Information Literacy has been published, Volume 3 no 1. This is a free online journal. The articles are:
Avril Patterson: A needs analysis for information literacy provision for research: a case study in University College Dublin
Matthew Borg and Erica Stretton: My students and other animals. Or a vulture, an orb weaver spider, a giant panda and 900 undergraduate business students Paul Verlander and Catherine Scutt: Teaching information skills to large groups with limited time and resources
Moira J Bent and Elizabeth A Stockdale: Integrating information literacy as a habit of learning - assessing the impact of a golden thread of IL through the curriculum
Sarah Whittaker and Joanne Dunham: Experimenting with Web 2.0 to cultivate information literacy within a medical ethics, law and human rights course
Jacqueline Cousins and Kate Perris: Supporting research at the Faculty of Medicine: the development of Imperial College London’s Medicine Information Literacy Group
Plus there is a report from the The Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) 2009 at Cardiff; a report on Evolving the NHS Scotland information literacy process model and two book reviews.
Go to: http://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/JIL
Photo by Sheila Webber: cherries from my tree (not many this year!)

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