May 25, 2022

“Zombies in the Library: A User’s Guide”: Cornell University Librarian Creates Resource

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From the Cornell Chronicle:

“If the zombie apocalypse did happen, how would you find the information you needed to survive?” Christian Miller wondered – and then created a Zombie Survival Guide as “a quasi-serious approach” to library resources.

“It is meant to inform library users about the vast number of zombie-related materials the library collects as well as the services that the library offers, and also to (sneakily) teach the Cornell community strategies for critically evaluating information,” said Miller, a research and instruction librarian at Catherwood Library. “I usually find that injecting humor into any learning situation makes it more palatable to the people you are trying to reach.”

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