Novedades (RSS blogs)

- Leeder, C. and Shah, C. (2016). Measuring the Effect of Virtual Librarian Intervention on Student Online Search. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2(1), 2-7
- Santos, I., Ali, N. and Hill, A. (2016). Students as Co-designers of a Virtual Learning Commons: Results of a Collaborative Action Research Study. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2(1), 8-14
- Nel, M., and Fourie, I. (2016). Information Behavior and Expectations of Veterinary Researchers and Their Requirements for Academic Library Services. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2(1), 44-54
- Mullins, K. (2016). IDEA Model from Theory to Practice: Integrating Information Literacy in Academic Courses. The...
12/02/2016
Bingham, T., Wirjapranata, J. and Chinnery, S. (2016). Merging information literacy and evidence based practice for social work students. New Library World, 117(3/4).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/NLW-09-2015-0067 [priced publication]

Hagen-McIntosh, J. (Ed.) (2016) Information and Data Literacy: The Role of the Library. Apple Academic Press. ISBN-13: 978-1771882927. [A book with chapters by different authors, covering a range of sectors and issues] Information at http://www.appleacademicpress.com/title.php?id=9781771882927...
11/02/2016
Bingham, T., Wirjapranata, J. and Chinnery, S. (2016). Merging information literacy and evidence based practice for social work students. New Library World, 117(3/4).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/NLW-09-2015-0067 [priced publication]

Hagen-McIntosh, J. (Ed.) (2016) Information and Data Literacy: The Role of the Library. Apple Academic Press. ISBN-13: 978-1771882927. [A book with chapters by different authors, covering a range of sectors and issues] Information at http://www.appleacademicpress.com/title.php?id=9781771882927...
11/02/2016
An interesting article in Educause review about how students can learn through publishing their own work, and how libraries can support this. I would see this as very much connected to developing information literacy
Alexander, L. (2016, January 11). Publishing as Pedagogy: Connecting Library Services and Technology. Educause review. http://er.educause.edu/articles/2016/1/publishing-as-pedagogy-connecting-library-services-and-technology
11/02/2016
Today is Safer Internet Day, and there are events in many parts of the world. "From cyberbullying to social networking, each year Safer Internet Day aims to raise awareness of emerging online issues and chooses a topic reflecting current concerns. For SID 2016, the focus of the day is "Play your part for a better internet", reflecting the fact that we all have a role to play."
Developing people's information literacy will enable them to make more informed, skillful and ethical use of the internet, so that's where I'd see my role!
There is a central Safer Internet Day website at https://www.saferinternetday.org/web/sid/home which has...
09/02/2016
The ACRL Instruction Section’s Research and Scholarship committee has started up a new blog, Research Agenda Conversations. "The blog presents interviews with academic librarians and addresses the four topics covered in the ACRL Research Agenda for Library Instruction and Information Literacy: learners, teaching, organizational context and assessment. In addition, the interviewees share insights about their own areas of research. Through this blog, the committee hopes to promote the Research Agenda as a vital and dynamic guide to information literacy...
08/02/2016
Today is National Libraries Day in the UK. Follow it at #librariesday and look at the website for events and resources - and visit a library! http://www.nationallibrariesday.org.uk/
06/02/2016
The ACRL STS (science and technology) Information Literacy online Chat is on February 16, 3-4pm US EST (that's 8-9pm UK time). "This month, Bonnie L. Fong (Physical Sciences Librarian & Head, Emerging Technology @ Rutgers University-Newark) will lead our discussion, Identifying Opportunities to Teach (More) Information Literacy Skills" "As an academic librarian, do you feel you're teaching your students all the information literacy (IL) skills they need to succeed? Or do you think there's a gap in student knowledge you'd like to fill? This month's chat will focus on identifying opportunities to teach (more) IL skills. The discussion leader will begin by sharing her experience working with a chemistry...
04/02/2016
The ACRL STS (science and technology) Information Literacy online Chat is on February 16, 3-4pm US EST (that's 8-9pm UK time). "This month, Bonnie L. Fong (Physical Sciences Librarian & Head, Emerging Technology @ Rutgers University-Newark) will lead our discussion, Identifying Opportunities to Teach (More) Information Literacy Skills" "As an academic librarian, do you feel you're teaching your students all the information literacy (IL) skills they need to succeed? Or do you think there's a gap in student knowledge you'd like to fill? This month's chat will focus on identifying opportunities to teach (more) IL skills. The discussion leader will begin by sharing her experience working with a chemistry...
04/02/2016
There is a Teachmeet (where people give short presentations) at Staffordshire University Library, Stoke-on-Trent, UK, on 9 March 2016 10.30-14.30. The title is Little things mean a lot: adding value to the user experience and it is sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. "The aim is to share tips, techniques and strategies that librarians can easily integrate into their own practice. It will be great to see examples of being responsive, agile and flexible, even if resources are contracting, be they people, space, time or equipment. We also encourage examples of small or inexpensive innovations that have made a positive impact on the user experience. Anyone can share great ideas they've used in their...
03/02/2016