Tag Archives: information literacy

Perceptions of Librarians and Library Value Inhibit Impact

by Brandon Wright Adler In my last post, I let everyone know that I had made the move to a non-law academic library at the University of New Orleans. My primary roles as UNO’s new Information Literacy Librarian is to … Continue reading

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Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight!

by Christine Anne George Ages ago, otherwise known as February 2016, I wrote a post-binge post on Making a Murderer. Among other things, I mentioned how the show created a teachable moment where people (hopefully) learned about the limits of … Continue reading

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“Yeah, I skimmed it”: Librarians and Reading Comprehension

by Kris Turner One of my favorite kinds of questions at the reference desk are those that allow me to ask this question right back: Do you want that in print or digital?

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No, you can’t use your student Lexis account for work! (Well, except for when you can.)

Did everyone read the email a couple of weeks ago?  The one from Lexis on March 7th?  Did your students read it? We have a problem every year explaining what students can use their Lexis and Westlaw accounts for in … Continue reading

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Library Instruction and Information Literacy…There’s an Organization (and Conference) for That!

Later this month, Vanderbilt librarians who teach will have the opportunity to attend virtual “encore” sessions on library instruction and information literacy from a conference going on right this minute in Fort Worth, Texas by an organization called LOEX.  Apologies … Continue reading

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