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Information literacy resources for librarians and their library users

Sept 05, 2017

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From EPUBs to student handouts, these information literacy resources can help bring you up to speed on the latest issues and provide support for your classroom, learning commons or research commons initiatives. Topics covered include literature search, information literacy concepts, publishing and more linking to information from CILIP, ACRL, East Carolina University and Elsevier.



Information Literacy Concepts


Information Literacy Concepts: an open educational resource PDF | Editable version

© 2017 Joyner Library, East Carolina University

Details: 61-page PDF, CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0



CILIP information literacy website


CILIP Information Literacy Group Website

Browse sections related to information literacy: blog, sectors, definitions & models, teaching, researching, further reading and the Group itself, which organizes the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC)



ACRL Information Literacy libguide


ACRL Information Literacy Libguide

A treasure trove of links on information literacy: ACRL Framework, conferences and events, sample activities and programs, and more



Literature Search handout


Literature Search: a librarian’s handout to introduce tools, terms and technique 5-page handout | poster

By Katy Kavanagh Webb, East Carolina University and Elsevier Library Connect




Current Trends in Information Literacy - Chandos chapters


Current Trends in Information Literacy EPUB or PDF

Various authors; select chapters from Chandos Information Professional Series books, 122 pages

Chapters include: The nature of information literacy, Critical thinking and information literacy, Information literacy skills in the research process, Visual literacy meets information literacy, Science information literacy and the role of academic librarians



Elsevier Publishing Campus


> Elsevier Publishing Campus website

Training and downloads to help support your early career researcher with topics such as writing, getting noticed, peer review, publishing ethics and grant applications




Promotional toolkits for library databases and tools

Discover free resources to use in your information literacy curriculum and to promote your library resources online (video, webinars, email templates) and within the library (posters, quick reference guides) on Elsevier for Librarians, see "Information literacy" link. Includes toolkits for: