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Information Literacy at Trinity College of Music


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Information Literacy at Trinity College of Music

  1. 2. <ul><li>Context </li></ul><ul><li>Broad principles </li></ul><ul><li>Content and resources covered </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Future plans </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Students - as a formal part of the curriculum within all courses </li></ul><ul><li>Staff – as part of the institutional staff development programme </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Introduction to the library’s holdings </li></ul><ul><li>Explanation of classification scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Using the library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Using collected editions </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing appropriate sources </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Online resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grove </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JSTOR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oxford Reference Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Naxos Music Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BL Archival Sound Recordings </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Covers same online resources as BMus as well as </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copac </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RILM (referring to RIPM and RISM as appropriate) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Index to Music Periodicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Greater emphasis on constructing and modifying search strategy </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Generic session to cover key resources </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnostic questionnaire </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying information sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluating resources and information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintaining a personal research bibliography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping up-to-date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking and sharing info </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Followed up with one-to-one sessions </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>Five sessions run as part of staff development programme </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using the Jerwood Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research for preparing performances and programme notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using online resources to support learning and teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching sources to create reading lists and performance-based research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping up-to-date in your field </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>Experiential learning model </li></ul><ul><li>Mixture of guided demonstration and practical exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Team taught </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Investigation of VLE. Potential for online/blended learning </li></ul><ul><li>Screencast tutorials for catalogue searching </li></ul><ul><li>Library induction podcast </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Catering for mixed ability groups </li></ul><ul><li>Formal assessment of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of interest/awareness among some teaching staff </li></ul>