Library and Information Science

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Project Information Literacy (PIL) is a large-scale, national study about early adults and how they find, evaluate, and select information for use in their courses and in everyday life.

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Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills (RAILS) is an IMLS-funded research project designed to investigate an analytic rubric approach to information literacy assessment in higher education.  The RAILS project is intended to help academic

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The Information Literacy Assessment & Advocacy Project (ILAAP) is an assessment tool designed to investigate the information literacy skills of first and second-year post-secondary students.

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Presentations from recent LOEX (Library Orientation Exchange) Conferences.

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Articles and presentations from the 2014 Library Instruction West Conference in Portland.

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Zotero list of resources recommended by the ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee. Topics include assessment and instructional design.

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Resources related to the ACRL Information Literacy Framework, including readings and webcasts.

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This collection of science information literacy resources is sponsored by the Science & Technology Section's Information Literacy committee.

Assignment

Using ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher or similar database, groups of students work together to find and read four informative magazine articles representing a variety of opinions on a topic. For each magazine article they write an MLA citation. In an oral presentation of less than three minutes per group, they summarize the controversy without giving their own opinions and explain why they chose the four articles. Students are told to be prepared to answer questions about their topic and why they selected each of the four articles.

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S.O.S. for Information Literacy is a dynamic web-based multimedia resource for educators that promises to make a significant contribution to enhancing the teaching of information literacy skills to students in K-16.

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