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Information Literacy Workshop

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IL Powerpoint

  1. 1. Good Morning! On the index card, please: <ul><li>1. Guess the number of electronic databases to which Lavery Library currently subscribes. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Write your own, brief definition of Information Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>3. Choose two major fields of study at Fisher that are most foreign to you: </li></ul><ul><li>(Nursing OR Business OR Education OR English) </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Kathi Sigler, Instruction Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>January 9, 2008 </li></ul>
  2. 2. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education <ul><li>Defines information literacy as an intellectual framework for identifying, finding, understanding, evaluating, and using information . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Association of College and Research Libraries <ul><li>The information literate student: </li></ul><ul><li>Determines information needs </li></ul><ul><li>Finds possible research sources </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluates the quality of the sources </li></ul><ul><li>Uses information purposefully </li></ul><ul><li>Using information for a specific purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Uses information legally and ethically </li></ul>
  4. 4. The K-12 IL Connection: <ul><li>The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively. </li></ul><ul><li>The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently . </li></ul><ul><li>The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively. </li></ul>
  5. 5. SJFC & Information Literacy <ul><li>1997 Interface to Knowledge for Lavery </li></ul><ul><li>2000 ITILT (Information Technology and Information Literacy Team) </li></ul><ul><li>2003 PETAL and Librarians create Information Literacy Goals for SJFC students </li></ul><ul><li>2004 Information Literacy Working Group </li></ul>
  6. 6. Current IL Efforts at SJFC <ul><li>First Year Program </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot areas for imbedded standards: nursing, education, sports studies </li></ul><ul><li>Upper division course library sessions, as requested </li></ul><ul><li>Individual student & faculty consults </li></ul>
  7. 7. Who Teachers IL? <ul><li>TWO POSSIBLE MODELS : </li></ul><ul><li>COMPARTMENTAL (stand-alone) </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>INTEGRATED ** </li></ul><ul><li>**Middle States encourages a common sense approach to information literacy; a collaborative effort between librarians and faculty </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sources <ul><li>Association of College and Research Libraries: http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlissues/acrlinfolit/infolitstandards </li></ul><ul><li>Middle States Commission on Higher Education: http://www.msache.org/publications.asp </li></ul><ul><li>American Association of School Librarians: </li></ul><ul><li>http://weblink.scsd.us/~liblinks/AASLstandards.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>St. John Fisher Lavery Library Faculty Resources: </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.sjfc.edu/il/ </li></ul><ul><li>cartoon: www.schools.tdsb.on.ca/albertcampbell </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reality Check

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