Rebuilding the SevenPillars: the SCONULResearch LensMoira Bent Newcastle UniversityRuth Stubbings Loughborough University ...
Seven Pillars: Original model                                                      Society of College, National and Univer...
Seven Pillars: Around the world                                                   Society of College, National and Univers...
An Information Literacy Landscape         Society of College, National and University Libraries
Information Literacy DefinitionInformation literate people will demonstrate  an awareness of how they gather, use,  manage...
Ooh, thislooks like apillar! Howdoes it work?                Society of College, National and University Libraries
Seven Pillars of Information Literacy           Society of College, National and University Libraries
Seven Pillars: New modelSociety of College, National and University Libraries
Seven Pillars: Doughnuthttp://www.sconul.ac.uk/topics_issues/info_literacy/   Society of College, National and University ...
Seven Pillars: CoreIdentify                                                                        ScopeUnderstands:• That...
Identify                     Scope                       Plan                        Gather                      Evaluate ...
The Seven Pillars:  Research Lens       Closely linked to theResearcher Development Framework                Society of Co...
Researcher Development Framework                                                            RDF produced by Vitae after   ...
RDF & ILRDF recognises importance & place of informationliteracy in research process, especially in Domain A• Information ...
RDF & IL                                                   Society of College, National and University Librarieshttp://www...
RDF & ILSociety of College, National and University Libraries
RDF & ILSub-domains and key   Phase 1        Phase 2   Phase 3              Phase 4            Phase 5descriptorsD2 Commun...
Seven Pillars: ResearchIdentify                                                                     ScopeUnderstands:     ...
Identify                    Scope                       Plan                        Gather                      Evaluate  ...
The Seven Pillars & You• What are your thoughts on the revised  model?• Can you envisage using it in your  institution?• W...
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Bent & Stubbings - Rebuilding the Seven Pillars: the SCONUL Research Lens

  1. 1. Rebuilding the SevenPillars: the SCONULResearch LensMoira Bent Newcastle UniversityRuth Stubbings Loughborough University Society of College, National and University Libraries
  2. 2. Seven Pillars: Original model Society of College, National and University Librarieshttp://www.sconul.ac.uk/groups/information_literacy/sp/sp/spportbw.gif Reproduced under CCL
  3. 3. Seven Pillars: Around the world Society of College, National and University LibrariesWorld Map 1689 — No. 1 by Chuck “Caveman” Cokerhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/caveman_92223/3185534518/ Reproduced under CCL
  4. 4. An Information Literacy Landscape Society of College, National and University Libraries
  5. 5. Information Literacy DefinitionInformation literate people will demonstrate an awareness of how they gather, use, manage, synthesise and create information and data in an ethical manner and will have the information skills to do so effectively. Society of College, National and University Libraries
  6. 6. Ooh, thislooks like apillar! Howdoes it work? Society of College, National and University Libraries
  7. 7. Seven Pillars of Information Literacy Society of College, National and University Libraries
  8. 8. Seven Pillars: New modelSociety of College, National and University Libraries
  9. 9. Seven Pillars: Doughnuthttp://www.sconul.ac.uk/topics_issues/info_literacy/ Society of College, National and University Libraries
  10. 10. Seven Pillars: CoreIdentify ScopeUnderstands:• That new information & data is Understands:constantly being produced andthat there is always more to • What types of information arelearn available• That being information • The characteristics of theliterate involves developing a different types of informationlearning habit so new source available to them andinformation is being actively how the format can affect itsought all the time• That ideas and opportunities • The publication process inare created by investigating / terms of why individuals publishseeking information and the currency of information• The scale of the world of • Issues of accessibilitypublished and unpublishedinformation and data •What services are available to help and how to access them• That new information & data isconstantly being produced and Is able to:that there is always more tolearn • “Know what you don’t know” to identify any information gapsIs able to: • Identify the types of• Identify a lack of knowledge in information required to meet thea subject area need• Identify a search topic /question and define it using • Identify the available searchsimple terminology tools, such as general and subject specific resources at• Articulate current knowledge different levelson a topic • Identify different formats in•Recognise a need for which information may beinformation and data to achieve provideda specific end and define limitsto the information need • Demonstrate the ability to use new tools as they become• Use background information to availableunderpin research•Take personal responsibility foran information search Society of College, National and University Libraries• Manage time effectively tocomplete a search
  11. 11. Identify Scope Plan Gather Evaluate Manage PresentUnderstands: Understands: Understands: Understands: Understands: Understands: Understands:•New information & data •What types of •Range of searching •How information & data •Information & data •Responsibility to be •Difference betweenis constantly being information are available techniques available is organised landscape or their honest in all aspects of summarising &produced & that there is •The characteristics of •Differences between •How libraries provide learning / research information handling & synthesisingalways more to the different types of search tools access to resources context dissemination •Different formats of•Being information information source •Why complex search •How digital •Issues of quality, •Need to adopt writing / presentationliterate involves available to them & how strategies can make a technologies are accuracy, relevance, appropriate data stylesdeveloping a learning they may be affected by difference to the breadth providing collaborative bias, reputation & handling methods •Data can be presentedhabit so new information format & depth of information tools to create & share credibility relating to •Role play in helping in different waysis being actively sought found information information & data others in information •Personal responsibility •The publication processall the time •Need to develop •Issue involved in sources seeking & management to store & share in terms of why approaches to searching collecting new data •How information is •Need to keep information & data•Ideas and opportunities individuals publish & the such that new tools are •Different elements of a evaluated & published, systematic records •Personal responsibilityare created by currency of information sought for each new citation to help inform personal •Importance of storing & to disseminateinvestigating / seeking •Issues of accessibility question •Use of abstracts evaluation process sharing information/data information & knowledgeinformation •What services are •Need to revise •Need to keep up to •Importance of ethically •How their work will be•Scale of the world of available to help & how keywords & adapt date consistency in data • Relevance of Freedom evaluatedpublished and to access them strategies •Difference between free collection of Information to •Processes of publicationunpublished information •Value of controlled & paid for resources •Importance of citation research activities •Concept of attributionand data vocabularies & •Risks involved in in their learning / •Need to curate and •Individual can take an taxonomies in searching operating in a virtual research context archive research data active part in creation of world ethically information through •Importance of •Importance of traditional publishing & appraising& evaluating metadata digital technologies search results •Role of professionals in advising with all aspects of info managementIs able to: Is able to: Is able to: Is able to: Is able to: Is able to: Is able to:•Identify a lack of •“Know what you don’t · Scope their search •Use a range of retrieval •Distinguish between •Use bibliographic •Use the information &knowledge in a subject know” to identify any question clearly and in tools & resources different information software if appropriate data found to addressarea information gaps appropriate language effectively resources to manage information original question•Identify a search topic / •Identify which types of · Define a search •Construct complex •Choose suitable •Cite printed & •Summarise documentsquestion and define it information will best strategy by using searches appropriate to material on their search electronic resources and reports verbally & inusing simple terminology meet the need appropriate keywords different digital & print topic using suitable writing and concepts, defining resources •Assess the quality, referencing styles •Incorporate new•Articulate current •Identify the available and setting limits •Access full text accuracy, relevance, •Create appropriately information into contextknowledge on a topic search tools, such as · Select the most information bias, reputation & formatted bibliographies of existing knowledge•Recognise a need for general and subject appropriate search tools •Use appropriate search credibility of the •Demonstrate •Analyse & present datainformation and data to specific resources at · Identify controlled techniques to collect resources found awareness of issues appropriatelyachieve a specific end different levels vocabularies and new data •Assess the credibility of relating to the rights of •Synthesise & appraiseand define limits to the •Identify different taxonomies to aid in •Keep up to date with the data gathered others including ethics, new & complexinformation need formats in which searching if appropriate new information •Read critically, data protection, information from•Use background information may be · Identify appropriate •Engage with their identifying key concepts copyright, plagiarism & different sourcesinformation to underpin provided search techniques to use community to share & arguments other intellectual •Communicateresearch •Demonstrate the ability as necessary information •Relate the information property issues effectively using•Take personal to use new tools as they · Identify specialist •Identify when the found to the original •Meet standards of appropriate writingresponsibility for an become available search tools appropriate information need has search strategy conduct for academic styles in a variety ofinformation search to each individual not been met •Cortically appraise & integrity formats information need •Use online & print help evaluate own findings •Use appropriate data •Communicate•Manage time effectively & can find personal & •Know when to stop management software & effectively verballyto complete a search expert help techniques to manage •Select appropriate data publications & dissemination outlets in Society of College, National and University Libraries which to publish •Develop a personal profile in the community using appropriate personal networks &
  12. 12. The Seven Pillars: Research Lens Closely linked to theResearcher Development Framework Society of College, National and University Libraries
  13. 13. Researcher Development Framework RDF produced by Vitae after consultation with research community • Tool for planning, promoting & inspiring researchers to achieve excellence – Supports personal, professional and career development of researchers in HE – Describes the knowledge, skills, behaviours and personal qualities of researchers Society of College, National and University LibrariesReproduced with kind permission from Vitaehttp://www.vitae.ac.uk/policy-practice/234301/Researcher-Development-Framework.html
  14. 14. RDF & ILRDF recognises importance & place of informationliteracy in research process, especially in Domain A• Information seeking• Information literacy & management• Synthesising• Evaluating• IPR/copyright• Attribution/co-authorship• Publication Society of College, National and University Libraries
  15. 15. RDF & IL Society of College, National and University Librarieshttp://www.rin.ac.uk/our-work/researcher-development-and-skills/researcher-development-framework
  16. 16. RDF & ILSociety of College, National and University Libraries
  17. 17. RDF & ILSub-domains and key Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 Phase 4 Phase 5descriptorsD2 Communication and dissemination Society of College, National and University Libraries
  18. 18. Seven Pillars: ResearchIdentify ScopeUnderstands: Understands:• New knowledge & data is • What types of information areconstantly being produced & there is availablealways more to learn • The characteristics of the different• Being information literate involves types of information source availabledeveloping a learning/research habit to them and how the format canso new information is being actively affect itsought all the time • The publication process in terms of• Ideas &opportunities are created why individuals publish and theby investigating/seeking information currency of information• Scale of the world of published & • Issues of accessibilityunpublished information & data •What services are available to help• Different disciplines place greater and how to access thememphasis on different types ofinformation & data Is able to:• A researchers’ need for information • “Know what you don’t know” towill vary depending on the task at identify any information gapshand, subject discipline & stage ofresearch • Identify the types of information required to meet the needIs able to: • Identify the available search tools,• Identify a lack of knowledge in a such as general and subject specificsubject area resources at different levels• Identify a research topic / question • Identify different formats in whichand define it using simple information may be providedterminology • Demonstrate the ability to use new• Articulate current knowledge on a tools as they become availabletopic•Recognise a need for informationand data to achieve a specific endand define limits to the informationneed• Use background information tounderpin research•Take personal responsibility forresearch project• Manage time effectively tocomplete a research project Society of College, National and University Libraries
  19. 19. Identify Scope Plan Gather Evaluate Manage PresentUnderstands: Understands: Understands: Understands: Understands: Understands: Understands: New knowledge &  What types of •Range of searching •How information & data · The information and •Their responsibility to •Difference between information are available techniques available is organised data landscape of their be honest in all aspects summarising &data is constantly being  The characteristics of •Differences between •How libraries provide discipline and how their of information handling synthesisingproduced & that there is the different types of search tools access to resources research fits in & dissemination, e.g. •Different formats ofalways more to information source & •Why complex search •How digital · Issues of quality, copyright, plagiarism & writing / presentation Being information strategies can make a technologies are accuracy, relevance, intellectual property styles how they may beliterate involves difference to the breadth providing collaborative bias, reputation and right issues •Data can be presented affected by formatdeveloping a learning / & depth of information tools to create & share credibility relating to •Need to adopt in different waysresearch habit so new  The processes for the found information information and data appropriate data •Personal responsibilityinformation is being dissemination of •Need to develop •Issue involved in sources handling methods to store & shareactively sought all the research outputs, approaches to searching collecting new data · The importance of •Role they play in information & datatime including publication, in such that new tools are •Different elements of a consistency in data helping others in •Personal responsibility terms of how and why Ideas and sought for each new citation collection information seeking & to disseminate individuals make theiropportunities are question •Use of abstracts · How the outputs of management information & knowledge research results knowncreated by investigating •The need to match data •Need to keep up to research are evaluated •Need to keep •How their research and the currency of/ seeking information collection techniques to date and disseminated, systematic records outputs will be peer information Scale of the world of the circumstances •Difference between free including the peer •Importance of storing & reviewed, evaluated and  Issues of accessibility •Need to revise & paid for resources review process, sharing information & disseminatedpublished andunpublished information What services are keywords & adapt •Risks involved in publication, other forms data ethically •Processes of publicationand data available to help & how strategies operating in a virtual of dissemination and •The role of •Concept of attribution to access them •Value of controlled world research assessment professionals, such as •Individual can take anDifferent disciplinesplace greater emphasis vocabularies & •Importance of · The relevance of data managers and active part in creation of taxonomies in searching appraising& evaluating citation and bibliometrics librarians, who can information throughOn different types of search results to their research context advise, assist and traditional publishing &information & data support with all aspects digital technologiesA researchers’ need for of informationinformation will vary managementdepending on task athand, subject discipline& stage of researchIs able to: Is able to: Is able to: Is able to: Is able to: Is able to: Is able to: Identify a lack of  “Know what you don’t •Scope their search •Use a range of retrieval •Distinguish between •Use bibliographic •Use the information &knowledge in a subject know” to identify any question clearly & in tools & resources different information software if appropriate data found to addressarea information gaps appropriate language effectively resources to manage information original question Identify a research  Identify which types of •Define a search •Construct complex •Choose suitable •Cite printed & •Summarise documentstopic / question and information will best strategy by using searches appropriate to material on their search electronic resources and reports verbally & indefine it using simple meet the need appropriate keywords & different digital & print topic using suitable writingterminology concepts, defining & resources •Assess the quality, referencing styles •Incorporate new  Identify the available setting limits •Translate the search accuracy, relevance, •Create appropriately information into context Articulate current search tools, such as •Select the most strategy to work in bias, reputation & formatted bibliographies of existing knowledgeknowledge on a topic general and subject appropriate search tools different resources credibility of the •Demonstrate •Analyse & present data Recognise a need for specific resources at •Identify controlled •Redefine a search resources found awareness of issues appropriatelyinformation and data to different levels vocabularies and strategy based on •Assess the credibility of relating to the rights of •Synthesise & appraiseachieve a specific end Identify different data taxonomies to aid in previous result sets the data gathered others including ethics, new & complexand define limits to the collection methods searching •Sort and manipulate •Read critically, data protection, information frominformation need Identify different •Identify appropriate results sets identifying key concepts copyright, plagiarism & different sources Use background formats in which search techniques (e.g. •Access full text & arguments other intellectual •Communicateinformation to underpin information may be from finding contents information •Relate the information property issues effectively usingresearch provided pages and indexes to •Use appropriate search found to the original •Set & meet standards appropriate writing Take personal •Demonstrate the ability complex data mining) techniques to collect raw search strategy of conduct for academic styles in a variety ofresponsibility for a to use new tools as they •Identify specialist data •Critically appraise & integrity formatsresearch project become available search tools appropriate •Keep up to date with evaluate own findings •Identify data curation •Communicate Manage own time to each individual Society of College, National and University Libraries new information •Know when to stop opportunities to ensure effectively verbally information need •Engage with their •Use citation metrics as that research data is •Select appropriateeffectively to complete a community to share an evaluative technique ethically stored for re- publications &research project information (e.g. citation counting, use in other projects dissemination outlets in •Identify when the journal impact factors, •Use appropriate data which to publish
  20. 20. The Seven Pillars & You• What are your thoughts on the revised model?• Can you envisage using it in your institution?• What other lens would you like to see developed? – Undergraduate – Secondary School – Further education – Academic staff – Work based Society of College, National and University Libraries

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