Skills that TravelTransliteracy and theGlobal LibrarianLane WilkinsonACRL/NY Annual SymposiumDecember 2, 2011 http://www.flickr.com/photos/abbeychristine/2882946249
What doesit take to bea globallibrarian? Diverse populations Variety of platforms Progressivehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/beth19/4923647610/ technologies
For a global librarian“physical distance is nolonger a barrier toteaching and learning.”
“I have long contended that a roomfull of books is simply a closet but thatan empty room with a librarian in it isa library.”-R. David LankesThe Atlas of New Librarianship, p. 16http://www.flickr.com/photos/practicalowl/3996349414
Globallibrarianshipis not tiedto the library.http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgis/6710769/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevindean/5836900722/As global librarians,we can stop treatingthe library as a destination
and start treating it as a hub. http://www.flickr.com/photos/northcountryboy/395662381/
The global librarian is not a guardian. http://www.flickr.com/photos/su-lin/2899445065/
The globallibrarian is aguide.http://www.flickr.com/photos/mbiskoping/3388639698/
Information Literacy 2.0: Facilitating Participatory Learning Culture through Transliteracy:The Synergy of Collaborative Student-Centered Learning Communities and Open-Access Knowledge Construction Lane Wilkinson ACRL/NY Annual Symposium December 2, 2011
Transliteracy is not a panaceaSo, what is it? http://www.flickr.com/photos/selva/7737130/
2005 Transliteracies Project 2007 What is Sue Thomas,transliteracy? DeMontfort University 2010 Libraries & Transliteracy
The ability to read, write and interact What is across a range oftransliteracy? platforms, tools and media. [PART 2007]
[It is] understanding the ways various means of communication interact and understanding…the What is skills necessary to movetransliteracy? effortlessly from one medium to another. -Ipri, T. (2010) Introducing Transliteracy. College & Research Libraries News, 71(10), 532-567.
“The most fundamental notion of transliteracy is the ability to adapt. It’s creating a literacy and What is fluidity betweentransliteracy? mediums that’s not tied to space or modality.” - Karp, J. (2010, Oct 25). What is this buzz word “transliteracy”? (Blog) Retrieved from http://spotlight.macfound.org
It isn’t a concept we What is teach, it’s an innatetransliteracy? skill we develop.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tylersilva/4779673639/This is not transliteracy
http://www.flickr.com/photos/foreverdigital/2240673803/ but this might be.
What about information literacy?http://www.flickr.com/photos/barneymoss/6372144917/
Why do we need another literacy? Print Scientific Orality Health Signing Economic Visual Cultural Computer Critical Digital Media Communication Evaluationhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/loungerie/1471835306/
Why do we need another literacy? Print Scientific Orality Health Signing Economic Visual Cultural Computer Critical Digital Media Transliteracy Information Literacy
The birth of the web made it necessary for librarians to shift more towards teaching search strategies and evaluation of sources. The tool- focused “bibliographic instruction” approach was later replaced by the skill-focused “information literacy” approach. Meredith Farkas American Libraries Magazine 11/01/2011http://www.flickr.com/photos/ricin/522589066
Information literacy is aboutevaluating content, not containers.http://www.flickr.com/photos/captkodak/272746539/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lisbokt/4700923321/Transliteracy mayhelp us get there.
Thank you senseandreference.wordpress.comlibrariesandtransliteracy.wordpress.com
Selected ReadingGentner, D. & Colhoun, J. (2010). Analogical processes in human thinking and learning. In Glatzeder, B., Goel, V., and von Muller, A. (2010). Towards a Theory of Thinking. New York: Springer. 35-48.Holman, L. (2011). Millennial students’ mental models of search: implications for academic librarians and database developers. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(1): 19-27.Ipri, T. (2010) Introducing Transliteracy. College & Research Libraries News, 71(10), 532-567.Karp, J. (2010, Oct 25). What is this buzz word “transliteracy”? (Blog) Retrieved from http://spotlight.macfound.orgLankes, R. D. (2011). The Atlas of New Librarianship. Cambridge: MIT Press.Thomas, S., et al. (2007). Transliteracy: crossing divides. First Monday, 12(12). Online. http://www.flickr.com/photos/smichael/4563914649/