Presentation Title

A Librarian’s Dream: Two Solid Weeks of Information Literacy Instruction

Location

Room 100

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

K-12

Abstract

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Presentation Description

Steven Yates and Marnie Utz, Spain Park High School (Hoover, AL) librarians, will discuss “High School 101: Library Edition” that they implemented in the 2007-2008 school year. This program was designed to orient freshmen to topics including website evaluation, database usage, the Dewey Decimal classification, and other important aspects of 21st century information literacy. Participants should come prepared to receive succinct, usable resources for information literacy instruction.

Keywords

Website evaluation, Database usage, Classification systems, Information literacy

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Oct 4th, 9:45 AM Oct 4th, 10:45 AM

A Librarian’s Dream: Two Solid Weeks of Information Literacy Instruction

Room 100

See presentation description.