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D.B.

  1. 1. key elements in the design of an info lit strategy
  2. 2. • focused on assignments • introduction to library resources, hard copy and electronic • scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines • citations, refworks, plagiarism • reference service, subject specialists •
  3. 3. Vision + Curiosity
  4. 4. “recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate and use effectively the needed information.” Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. ALA
  5. 5. Lifelong Learning
  6. 6. Evaluate Resources
  7. 7. The library is a growing organism
  8. 8. Curiosity
  9. 9. The only constant is change
  10. 10. The only constant is change
  11. 11. A topic is not a domain with edges. _________ It is how passion focuses itself. David Weinberger
  12. 12. Inter-disciplinary research
  13. 13. • Public Libraries as a resource • Inter-library Loan • e.g. New York Public Library: oral histories, memory books
  14. 14. It’s up to us to put the theory of information literacy into our own practice. To embrace Lifelong Learning and provide the best service possible
  15. 15. “An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The Library must be full of them.” Stephen Fry
  16. 16. Lifelong Learning

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