Posts Tagged ‘library instruction’
Putting Critical Information Literacy into Context: How and Why Librarians Adopt Critical Practices in their TeachingOctober 12, 2016 | 3 comments
In Brief Critical information literacy asks librarians to work with their patrons and communities to co-investigate the political, social, and economic dimensions of information, including its creation, access, and use. This approach to information literacy seeks to involve learners in better understanding systems of oppression while also identifying opportunities to take action upon them. An…
September 29, 2010 | Comments Off on Articulating Value in Special Collections: Are We Collecting Data that Matter?
As librarians, we invest a great deal of time and effort instructing researchers on how to use our materials. This is especially true for special collections librarians, as we attempt to familiarize researchers with our unique resources and intricate collection arrangements. At the end of that instruction investment, we often wonder if we have been…
February 3, 2010 | 5 comments
Throwback Thursday for February 12, 2015: Take another look at Heather Davis’s article on the ACRL Standards from 2010. Stop back on February 25th for a critical information literacy perspective on the new Framework from Ian Beilin. by Heather Davis Picture it, a higher education institution, 2009. The sun is shining. It’s a warm summer day. Your iced coffee…