/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/librarygeek/741879088 The death of librarianship?
Using Web 2.0 to help the Millennials <ul><li>What are they going to need help with? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Information Literacy the answer? </li></ul><ul><li>How can Web 2.0 help? </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mosmanlibrary/458631663/
What is Information Literacy? <ul><li>“ Information literacy is the adoption of appropriate information behaviour to identify through whatever channel or medium, information well fitted to information needs, leading to wise and ethical use of information in society.” </li></ul><ul><li>(Sheila Webber and Bill Johnston) </li></ul>
SCONUL 7 Pillars <ul><li>Recognising need for information </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguishing sources and access </li></ul><ul><li>Constructing search strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Locating and accessing </li></ul><ul><li>Comparing & evaluating </li></ul><ul><li>Organising, applying and communicating </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesising and adding new knowledge </li></ul>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/peskylibrary/1357064606 / But is it too late for them?
The MEGO effect! <ul><li>“ Most instructors have stood in front of a class only to wonder if their only purpose on that day was to serve as a sedative for the majority of the class.” </li></ul><ul><li>Payne, et al (2006) </li></ul>My eyes glaze over http://www.flickr.com/photos/27261720@N00/91147636
Wiki-ing Your Way into Collaborative Learning Molly Beestrum, and Kenneth Orenic, Dominican University, Illinois Using Wikis in English 102 We designed some simple assignments to acclimatise students to wiki use.
Wikipedia Creative Shows a process Critical thinking Collaborative Kinesthetic
Use of Wikipedia <ul><li>Is it Encyclopaedia Idiotica? </li></ul>
<ul><li>We should seek to change their habits </li></ul><ul><li>and help to improve the quality of their questions </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools can help us do this and to counter the mego effect </li></ul>
Librarians go wild http://flickr.com/photos/driek/514714536 /
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