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Library collaboration with Departments - Town and Regional Planning


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Presentation for the IBL cafe on 5th December 2006

Presentation for the IBL cafe on 5th December 2006

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    • 1. Library collaboration with Departments Department of Town and Regional Planning and the University Library
    • 2. Background: Library
        • General student dissatisfaction with Library
        • Closure of smaller libraries with opening of IC
        • Need to support MA programmes/research
        • Audit of student study skills showed students lacked basic information literacy
        • Changing student expectations
          • Net generation; ‘on demand’ culture
    • 3. Background: TRP
        • Recognising and communicating the importance of IL for staff and students
        • IL goals resonated with growing concern about poor standards of referencing, information handling and writing skills
        • Making effective use of existing library resources
          • Dialogue over conflicting demands
          • Online tutorials, benchmarking, help with activities and assessments
          • From GPL to IC
    • 4. Online resources support L&T
      • Change the nature of the class activity with “guaranteed” availability
      • Integrate resources with online/f2f discussion
      • Support research-led teaching through critical analysis of key articles
      • Integrate with multimedia & Web resources
      • Balance between providing access and ensuring students become information literate
    • 5. New Partnership Targeted Action: Resource Lists
    • 6. Information Literacy Strategy
      • Back to basics
        • Setting out expectations at each level based on the ‘7 pillars’
        • Analysing what is already being done
        • Identifying gaps in provision
        • Strengthening learning outcomes and assessment criteria
        • Developing targeted activities (and related assessments) for learning and teaching around IL at each level – online and face-to-face
    • 7. Information tutorials
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    • 12. TRP DLTAS
      • Information Literate graduates
      • Developing independent learners and research-led teaching
      • Embedding Information Literacy into TRP thinking (an explicit Information Literacy Strategy)
      • Effective use of existing high quality learning and information resources
      • Close liaison over customising further material
    • 13. Areas of Support
        • What are you doing to support your students?
        • What do you expect from your students? Is it different between different departments?
        • What support do you need to do more?
          • Integrated library materials into WebCT
          • Making the transition to the Information Commons
          • Develop and/or customise Information Skills tutorials
          • Assess students’ information literacy
          • Develop benchmarks and/or IL strategy
    • 14. Resource List Death and Burial in Anglo-Saxon and Medieval England (AAP387)
    • 15. Questions?
      • Contact details
        • Lyn Parker
        • l.a.parker@ sheffield .ac. uk
        • Tel: 27363
        • Clare Scott
        • [email_address]
        • Tel: 27284