Library and Information Science

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Created by M. Brown-Salazar & G. Kessler Lee Saint Mary's College of Ca Library This lesson was developed to have students explore social justice issues in information found on the internet. It is based on Dr. Safiya Noble's work: Algorithms of Oppression. Simplified, we asked students to consider that when we seek information, we need to examine the perspective/privilege of the voices/sources of information and identify/understand whose voices are represented and whose voices are missing and how that impacts/influences our understanding. We used clips from a lecture by Dr.

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In an effort to provide students with an open space to learn about and discuss recent national concerns over “fake news,” the library offered four sessions of the workshop “Keepin’ It Real: Tips & Strategies for Evaluating Fake News” during a campus-wide Inauguration Teach-In on Friday, January 20, 2017. During this session, students had the opportunity to talk about how misleading news sources (encompassing misinformation, disinformation, click-bait, propaganda, etc.) have affected their views on civil discourse, specifically relating to the recent U.S. presidential election.

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In small groups students give a presentation examining how the popular media reports scientific findings.

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This collection brings together scholarship and pedagogy from multiple perspectives and disciplines, offering nuanced and complex perspectives on Information Literacy in the second decade of the 21st century.

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This book is intended to help widen and deepen the conversations between librarians and compositionists.

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Two dozen teachers, librarians, administrators, and writing center professionals share their expertise and insights on successfully utilizing the frameworks for writing and information literacy. 

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A place to discover ways to use the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in instructional settings, as well as share your own activities and teaching resources related

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Blog with activities and assignments from the Oregon State University Libraries' Effective Research Assignments workshop. Categories include Audience, Topic Selection, Exploration, and Critical Reading & Evaluation.

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LMU's homegrown multiple-choice and short answer information literacy test. The test was designed to test specific information literacy learning outcomes.

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Lion's Guide to Research & the Library was developed to meet the information literacy learning outcomes associated with Loyola Marymount University's First Year Seminar course.

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