Engaging First Year Students in Meaningful Library Research

Written By Molly Flaspohler
Engaging First Year Students in Meaningful Library Research
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 November 2011
  • ISBN : 1780632940
  • Pages : 198 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Engaging First Year Students in Meaningful Library Research written by Molly Flaspohler which was release on 09 November 2011, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Aimed at teaching professionals working with first-year students at institutions of higher learning, this book provides practical advice and specific strategies for integrating contemporary information literacy competencies into courses intended for novice researchers. The book has two main goals - to discuss the necessity and value of incorporating information literacy into first-year curricula; and to provide a variety of practical, targeted strategies for doing so. The author will introduce and encourage teaching that follows a process-driven, constructivist framework as a way of engaging first-year students in library work that is interesting, meaningful and disciplinarily relevant. Provides helpful advice and guidance for seamlessly integrating library research competencies into first-year courses Offers practical models and real life examples of successful student-centered, course-based library research assignments Is written by an academic librarian with nearly 20 years of experience in the field

Engaging First Year Students in Meaningful Library Research

Engaging First Year Students in Meaningful Library Research
  • Author : Molly Flaspohler
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-11-09
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : Aimed at teaching professionals working with first-year students at institutions of higher learning, this book provides practical advice and specific strategies for integrating contemporary information literacy competencies into courses intended for novice researchers. The book has two main goals - to discuss the necessity and value of incorporating information literacy ...

Engaging First Year Students in Meaningful Library Research

Engaging First Year Students in Meaningful Library Research
  • Author : Molly Flaspohler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : Aimed at teaching professionals working with first-year students at institutions of higher learning, this book provides practical advice and specific strategies for integrating contemporary information literacy competencies into courses intended for novice researchers. The book has two main goals - to discuss the necessity and value of incorporating information literacy ...

Engaging Diverse Learners Teaching Strategies for Academic Librarians

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  • Author : Mark Aaron Polger,Scott Sheidlower
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-02-13
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : This book connects teaching practical strategies and ideas with educational theories to give you techniques to use in the classroom to capture students' attention and engage them with instruction. • Describes engagement techniques that work even for shy librarians or instructors who aren't naturally comfortable with performance aspects of teaching • Covers ...

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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2020-10-31
  • Total pages : 170
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : This collection of collaborative, high-impact learning experiences in information literacy teaches librarians how to engage students in hands-on, experiential learning. The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has identified 11 practices that are highly impactful to student learning to designate as high-impact educational practices (HIP). These practices engage students ...

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  • Author : Bonnand, Sheila
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-05-31
  • Total pages : 377
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : The library has always been an essential part of the collegiate experience, providing students with access to knowledge and literature. However, as virtual services and online learning become more prominent within collegiate environments, the ways students conduct research and access resources has been altered. Innovative Solutions for Building Community in ...

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  • Author : Melissa U.D. Goldsmith,Anthony J. Fonseca
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-08-26
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : Academic libraries have continually looked for technological solutions to low circulation statistics, under-usage by students and faculty, and what is perceived as a crisis in relevance, seeing themselves in competition with Google and Wikipedia. Academic libraries, however, are as relevant as they have been historically, as their primary functions within ...

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  • Author : Loanne Snavely
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 139
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : "This unique book explores exciting programs and initiatives that can both engage undergraduate students with academic libraries and assist academic librarians in creating a vibrant library atmosphere"--...

An Introduction to Reference Services in Academic Libraries

An Introduction to Reference Services in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Elizabeth Connor
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : An introductory text on various aspects of reference services—that requires your students to think! An Introduction to Reference Services in Academic Libraries is a comprehensive textbook that presents compelling case studies and thought-provoking essays that teach the principles of reference services. Eighteen authorities from private and public academic libraries ...

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  • Author : Alice L. Daugherty,Michael F. Russo
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2013-09-23
  • Total pages : 201
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : In the ongoing evolution of the academic library, embedded librarianship has become an important topic of debate across levels and departments. This book delves into the concept, examining everything from theory to best practices....

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  • Author : Bridget Draxler,Danielle Spratt
  • Publisher : Humanities and Public Life
  • Release Date : 2019-01-03
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : Humanities scholars, in general, often have a difficult time explaining to others why their work matters, and eighteenth-century literary scholars are certainly no exception. To help remedy this problem, literary scholars Bridget Draxler and Danielle Spratt offer this collection of essays to defend the field's relevance and demonstrate its ability ...

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  • Author : Larry L. Hardesty
  • Publisher : First-Year Experience Monograp
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : Published in partnership with the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association While the library is at the center of many campuses physically, it is often an overlooked and underused resource in improving the learning and success of first-year college students. In this new ...

Engaging Undergraduates in Primary Source Research

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  • Author : Lijuan Xu
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021-10-15
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : This book guides faculty members and librarians in creating engaging learning experiences with primary sources. Chapters coauthored by librarians and faculty partners provide examples of exercises and assignments in which students engage with primary sources, including both digital and physical materials as well as non-English language materials....

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  • Author : Maggie Murphy
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-05-15
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : This book takes a comprehensive look at first-year library instruction from examining why first-year students struggle with academic assignments to exploring instruction roles at different institutions. It offers step-by-step guidance for planning, teaching, and assessing first-year students in and beyond the library instruction classroom....

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  • Author : Christopher Vance Hollister
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : This work is a collection of previously unpublished papers in which contributing authors describe and recommend best practices for creating, developing and teaching credit-bearing information literacy (IL) courses at the college and university level. Contributors include academic librarians from universities, four-year colleges and community colleges to demonstrate successful IL course ...

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  • Author : Helen Fallon,Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 1780632940
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Summary : As the information landscape evolves and takes shape using traditional and new platforms, it is the role of Academic Libraries to take the lead in communicating, developing and informing these changes in timely and relevant ways. Experienced librarians and those new to the field seek out innovative and more effective ...