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Presentation given at the CONUL Annual Information Literacy seminar in Dublin 28 May 2009

Presentation given at the CONUL Annual Information Literacy seminar in Dublin 28 May 2009

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  • 1. Shots in the dark? Information Literacy in the 21 st century Peter Godwin University of Bedfordshire
  • 2. / http://www.flickr.com/photos/plentyofants/203275559
  • 3. Shots in the dark?
    • Where I’m coming from
    • Other literacies?
    • What is Information Literacy anyway?
    • Meeting our 21 st century users
    • New opportunities with Web 2.0
    • And with Mobiles?
    • No more shots in the dark
  • 4. The Pods at UB Project Hall Staff Room IT area Relaxation lounge Brainstorm room Boardroom
  • 5.
    • UoB
    • LSBU
    • The book
  • 6. Discuss and select keywords Advise on type of information found Demonstrate databases Search tips
  • 7. Peter Godwin and Jo Parker, editors Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0
  • 8. All the literacies
    • Media literacy
    • IT literacy Information literacy
    • Language literacy Visual literacy
    • E literacy Emotional literacy
    • Information fluency
    • I-skills
    • Information skills
    www.flickr.com/photos/34894709@N00/39459674
  • 9. Media literacy the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and produce communication and information in a variety of forms and means.
  • 10. Digital literacy
    • Performing tasks in a digital environment
  • 11. / http://www.flickr.com/photos/librarygeek/741879088 The death of librarianship?
  • 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/maximalist/437108465/sizes /
  • 13. What is Information Literacy?
    • “ 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.”
    • (Sheila Webber and Bill Johnston)
  • 14. SCONUL Seven Pillars framework
  • 15. SCONUL 7 Pillars
    • Recognising need for information
    • Distinguishing sources and access
    • Constructing search strategies
    • Locating and accessing
    • Comparing & evaluating
    • Organising, applying and communicating
    • Synthesising and adding new knowledge
  • 16. CIBER report(2008)
    • Information behaviour of the researcher of the future.
    • London: University College London.
    • CIBER Briefing paper; 9.
  • 17.
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/3328850666/sizes/m/
  • 18. The MEGO effect!
    • “ 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.”
    • Payne, et al (2006)
    My eyes glaze over http://www.flickr.com/photos/27261720@N00/91147636
  • 19. Somebody has been telling her “about” the Library! http://www.flickr.com/photos/mn_francis/113890389/sizes/m/
  • 20. http://www.flickr.com/photos/circulating/254125491/sizes/m/
  • 21. http://www.flickr.com/photos/45082883@N00/127580761
  • 22.  
  • 23. Web 2.0
    • RSS feeds
    • Wikis
    • Blogs
    • Mashups
    • Podcasting Tagging
    • Vodcasting
    • flickr
    • del.icio.us
    • MySpace
    • YouTube
    • Instant messaging
  • 24. New chances of reaching them www.flickr.com/photos/34323101@N00/429590768
  • 25. RSS Convenience Collaborative Sharing Kinesthetic
  • 26.  
  • 27. Blogs Reflective Creative Discussive Engaging Collaborative Kinesthetic
  • 28. Research 2.0: Research Blogs as Windows of Opportunity Olivia Reinauer , Social Sciences Librarian, University of Richmond Terry Dolson , Faculty Development Specialist, University of Richmond
  • 29. Creative Collaborative Sharing Kinesthetic http://www.flickr.com/photos/dbdbrobot/140068142 Wikis
  • 30. 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.
  • 31. Wikipedia Creative Shows a process Critical thinking Collaborative Kinesthetic
  • 32. Sarah who?
  • 33. Flickr Visual Kinesthetic Creative Collaborative Keywords http://www.flickr.com/photos/20149359@N00/1795028581
  • 34.
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/lst1984/1053926288/sizes/m/
  • 35. Visual Auditory Kinesthetic Shows process Trigger for discussion Creative Collaborative YouTube
  • 36. Instruction
  • 37. Showing a process
  • 38. Trigger for discussion
  • 39.  
  • 40. delicious Sharing Keywords Critical thinking Creative Collaborative Visual Kinesthetic
  • 41. Tagging Keywords Visual Kinesthetic
  • 42.
    • Pen marker
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/cambodia4kidsorg/260004685 /
  • 43. Facebook Creative Collaboration Visual Auditory Kinesthetic
  • 44.  
  • 45. http://www.flickr.com/photos/notratched/2590959112/sizes/m/
  • 46. Blackboard CourseFeed
  • 47. Are you on Facebook?
  • 48. http://www.flickr.com/photos/baratunde/416990545/sizes/m/
  • 49. Visual tools and OPACs Visual Kinesthetic Active
  • 50.  
  • 51.  
  • 52. LibraryThing Collaborative Sharing Kinesthetic
  • 53. Screencasting, podcasting and vodcasting Shows process Convenience Creative Auditory Visual http://www.flickr.com/photos/jakebouma/109039319/
  • 54. Instant messaging Convenience Kinesthetic
  • 55. Instant messaging
  • 56. Second Life Active Personal Visual Kinesthetic
  • 57. Reference Desks in Second Life http://www.flickr.com/photos/8064220@N08/509716129/
  • 58. What’s next? But….. http://www.flickr.com/photos/45082883@N00/447138479
  • 59.
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomroper/2654232373/sizes/m/
  • 60. http://www.flickr.com/photos/17731548@N00/2051756510 4.1 billion mobile subscriptions in the world by end of 2008 That’s 61.1% of the global population.
  • 61. By end of 2008 335m mobile broadband subscribers. 14% in developed world, and 1% in developing world. http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulobrandao/2733141192/sizes/m/ 23% of 6.7 billion use the internet
  • 62.
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/carbonnyc/496721450/sizes/m/
    But what does this mean for us?
  • 63. iPhone http://www.flickr.com/photos/thedalogs/3196553836/sizes/m/
  • 64. Count the iPhones
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/36521984920@N01/857038592
  • 65. Screencasting, podcasting and vodcasting Shows process Convenience Creative Auditory Visual http://www.flickr.com/photos/jakebouma/109039319/
  • 66. iTunes U http://www.flickr.com/photos/dietpoison/76086767/sizes/m/
  • 67. QR codes http://www.flickr.com/photos/ptshello/2964569224/sizes/m /
  • 68. But cell phones are hard http://www.flickr.com/photos/70267096@N00/326120994
  • 69. http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoomar/196629576/sizes/m/
  • 70. Limitations
    • Variations and capabilities of types of devices
    • Speed
    • Costs
    • Need for Bluetooth and more joined up Wi-Fi access
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoomar/196629576/sizes/m/
  • 71. Mobile devices
    • www.flickr.com/photos/80018218@N00/217877008
    www.flickr.com/photos/28902292@N00/272713766 www.flickr.com/photos/11018968@N00/48288735 www.flickr.com/photos/44124466908@N01/1398846596 OPAC (M) Dbases (M) Podcasts SMS Basic guides E-books, Tours SMS, OPAC Dbases, Podcasts Guides, QR codes OPAC Podcasts Basic guides Text documents
  • 72. Web 2.0 tools and mobiles can help us do this and to counter the mego effect We should seek to change their habits and help to improve the quality of their questions
  • 73. Librarians go wild http://flickr.com/photos/driek/514714536 /