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Information Literacy

Interpret, understand and teach the ACRL’s new Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.

Aug
02

Facet Publishing have announced the publication of Teaching Information Literacy Reframed: 50+ framework-based exercises for creating information-literate learners by Joanna M Burkhardt.

This book offers a starting point to understanding and applying teaching practices to the six threshold concepts listed in the Association for College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, an altogether new way of looking at information literacy.

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New edition of the seminal guide to copyright issues in online learning

Jul
07

Facet Publishing have announced the publication of Copyright and E-learning: A guide for practitioners, 2nd edition

Fully up-to-date with recent changes to copyright law throughout the world, Copyright and E-learning has been completely revised by co-authors Jane Secker and Chris Morrison.

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Critical Literacy for Information Professionals

Apr
22

22/4/2016

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Critical Literacy for Information Professionals

This new book explores critical literacy theory and provides practical guidance to how it can be taught and applied in libraries.

The approach taken in critical literacy is not to read texts in isolation, but to develop an understanding of the cultural, ideological and sociolinguistic contexts in which they are created and read.

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Provide the best learning support for your students

Apr
18

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Barbara Allan’s latest book, Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning.

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Metaliteracy in Practice

Jan
20

The latest release from Facet Publishing, Metaliteracy in Practice, will provide inspiration for librarians and educators in need of up-to-date and thought-provoking information literacy curricula and instructional approaches.

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An essential primer for students studying information behaviour

Aug
27

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Nigel Ford’s textbook Introduction to Information Behaviour.
Introduction to Information Behaviour uses a combination of theory and practical context to map out what information behaviour is and what we currently know about it, before addressing how it can be better understood in the future. Nigel Ford argues that new understandings of information behaviour research may help maximise the quality and effectiveness of the way information is presented, sought, discovered, evaluated and used.

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Reinventing information literacy to empower learners

May
14

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Metaliteracy: Reinventing information literacy to empower learners (http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=0129).

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Chadron State College Looking to EBSCO Discovery Service™ to Augment its Information Literacy Goals

Aug
24

~ EBSCO Discovery Service™ Plus an Information Literacy 101 Class Designed to Combine Convenience with Improved Critical Thinking ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 24, 2010 — Chadron State College has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) as part of its overall goal to improve information literacy. The college was looking to wean students off typical search engines while encouraging students to access valuable library resources by reducing the intimidation factor that searching the OPAC typically causes.

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