Tag Archives: information literacy

Truth, Lies, and the Internet: Where are the Librarians?

Once again, Joyce Valenza has beaten me to the punch (damn, she’s good), but I want to address the recent report by Demos outlining UK students’ online information-seeking behaviour and abilities. School librarians may not be too shocked by the … Continue reading

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When Librarian Becomes Student

Last week I registered for the LLM in International Law and Sustainable Development. I am really looking forward to this semester; I am taking The World Trading System: Law and Policy, Legal Research Methods, and Business and Human Rights Law. … Continue reading

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Effective Searching

I spent much of my time in my most recent post as a school librarian trying to explain to pupils the importance of effective searching. Teachers and I observed that many pupils thought online research meant typing their assignment questions … Continue reading

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School librarians and assessment

When I took up my previous post as a school librarian, there was a sign posted on the library door that read something to the effect of “We do not give grades or assessments; we give you the tools to … Continue reading

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