Summer Camp for School Librarians8 July 2008                    The Kids are Alright                                  How ...
A little bit about us…   Debbie Myers     InstructionalServices Coordinator & Librarian,      Staley Library, Millikin U...
Why are we here?                          Collaboration isLibrary users become      great for libraries!lifelong learners....
And now a little bit about you…
Why is this important?    1900: 4% of 18-year olds attended college    2004: 67% of 18-year olds go to college or post- ...
Information Literacy & Research   American Association of School Librarians – S    st Century Learner   Association of C...
Group Time!   Questions to think about…     What   sort of contact do you      have with students?     What % of your s...
From high school to college…
College Prep Tips for preparing for  college What is college-level  research? What are the most  important skills for  ...
Millikin First-Year Students
Information Literacy Pre-Test Completed by first-year students 15 questions Covers four areas     Library Resources   ...
Information Literacy Pre-Test  90                                           80              82  80                      77...
Survival Skills   Library Survival Skills Students Should    Know before Going to College (Handout)
Staley Library @ Millikin Univ. Class Fieldtrips Outreach program: Have a librarian come  to you! Popular Resources We...
Sharing Time! What do you do? Lesson plans, activities,  websites, assessments, etc… Transitioning to College (Kent Stat...
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The Kids are Alright: How School and Academic Librarians Can Work Together to Promote Information Literacy

  1. 1. Summer Camp for School Librarians8 July 2008 The Kids are Alright How School and Academic Librarians Can Work Together to Advance Information Literacy
  2. 2. A little bit about us… Debbie Myers  InstructionalServices Coordinator & Librarian, Staley Library, Millikin University  dmmyers@millikin.edu Joe Hardenbrook  Educational Technology Coordinator & Librarian, Staley Library, Millikin University  jhardenbrook@millikin.edu Dr. Carmella Braniger  Director of Critical Writing, Reading and Research & Assistant Professor of English, Millikin University  cbraniger@millikin.edu
  3. 3. Why are we here? Collaboration isLibrary users become great for libraries!lifelong learners. The importance of information literacy
  4. 4. And now a little bit about you…
  5. 5. Why is this important? 1900: 4% of 18-year olds attended college 2004: 67% of 18-year olds go to college or post- h.s. training Only 63% of students enrolled in a 4-yr. college complete a bachelor’s degree within 6 years Up to 25% of students who leave college do so during or immediately after the first-year 41% of freshmen report successfully meeting the academic demands from high school to college 50% of college professors report being “satisfied” by the academic quality of their studentsSources: The Role of the Library in the First College Year (2007), Your First College Year Survey(2005), American College Teacher survey (2005), U.S. Dept. of Labor (2005)
  6. 6. Information Literacy & Research American Association of School Librarians – S st Century Learner Association of College and Research Libraries
  7. 7. Group Time! Questions to think about…  What sort of contact do you have with students?  What % of your students go directly to college?  Which of the skills from AASL or ACRL do you find most important for h.s. students?
  8. 8. From high school to college…
  9. 9. College Prep Tips for preparing for college What is college-level research? What are the most important skills for college-level research? How to build on what is learned in high school?
  10. 10. Millikin First-Year Students
  11. 11. Information Literacy Pre-Test Completed by first-year students 15 questions Covers four areas  Library Resources  Information Retrieval  Evaluation of Information  Plagiarism/Citing Sources
  12. 12. Information Literacy Pre-Test 90 80 82 80 77 70 71 68 66 66 66 60 50 Pre-Test 40 Post-Test 30 20 10 0 Library Info Retrieval Evaluation of Plagiarism, Resources Info Citing Sources  Pre-Test (Moodle)
  13. 13. Survival Skills Library Survival Skills Students Should Know before Going to College (Handout)
  14. 14. Staley Library @ Millikin Univ. Class Fieldtrips Outreach program: Have a librarian come to you! Popular Resources Web site: http://www.millikin.edu/staley Millikin Information Literacy Tutorial: http://www.millikin.edu/staley/milt_in150/in150_milt.html
  15. 15. Sharing Time! What do you do? Lesson plans, activities, websites, assessments, etc… Transitioning to College (Kent State U.): http://www.transitioning2college.org/ Questions? Hungry?

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