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Teaching Info Literacy through Zombie Preparedness

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Teaching source evaluation and search efficiency to community college library users, using tips and tricks to find information in emergency situations, including, but not limited to, a zombie …

Teaching source evaluation and search efficiency to community college library users, using tips and tricks to find information in emergency situations, including, but not limited to, a zombie apocalypse. "Use your brain, before someone eats it."

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  • 1. Teaching information literacy through zombie preparedness. Caitlin Sheldon Sarah McFadden Begley Library Schenectady County Community College
  • 2. Disaster Preparedness Month (September) + Information Literacy Month (October) = Begley Library Zombie Outbreak (FALL 2012)
  • 3. Search Efficiency Teaching Objectives Source Evaluation
  • 4. Using disaster prep to push careful source selection. Using your brain. Before someone eats it. Using the widespread fear of zombies to teach efficient searching.
  • 5. Space Objectives Decorate the library with zombies.
  • 6. Products LibGuide Branding Infographics Displays
  • 7. GRAPHIC S INFO
  • 8. Library Displays Brains Infectious Disease Personal safety Survival Guides
  • 9. BRANDING
  • 10. Red Cross Disaster Prep Day
  • 11. Blood & Brains Drive
  • 12. Outcomes Over 500 LibGuide views and counting Blood drive turnout greater than projected Circulation of display items Notable student enthusiasm
  • 13. Challenges Tasteful display of thematic/gory materials When to remove one’s tongue from one’s cheek in the service of learning
  • 14. Changes Scheduling (of other events) Additional programming Flash mob Costume contest
  • 15. Text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief Text PREVENT to 25383 to donate $10 to help ASPCA care for pets displaced by Sandy.
  • 16. sheldocm@sunysccc.edu mcfaddse@sunysccc.edu libguides.sunysccc.edu/zombies </end>