New Journal Article: “Information Literacy Skills and Embedded Librarianship in an Online Graduate Programme”
The following article appears in the latest issue of The Journal of Information Literacy.
Swapna Kumar, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Teaching and Learning
University of Florida
Mary E. Edwards
Distance Education/Liaison Librarian, Health Science Center Libraries, University of Florida
The Journal of Information Literacy
Vol. 7 No. 1; 2013
This paper reports on an embedded librarian project aimed at providing incoming online graduate students with essential information literacy skills to succeed in an online programme. It describes the design and implementation of the project, the results of a pre- and post-survey of students’ information literacy skills and students’ perceived ability, confidence and anxiety when accessing information using library resources. The assessment of the embedded librarian project is discussed in the context of the methods used and the needs of online students.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.