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Information Literacy

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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