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Information, Health, and Media Literacy Events 2012

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in In The News, Information Literacy Resources | Comments Off

•April 19-21, 2012 Kentucky Conference on Health Communication “Health Literacy Research and Practice” Lexington, KY http://comm.uky.edu/kchc/   •April 24, 2012 Illinois Information Literacy Summit “Transforming Information Literacy: Engaging Stakeholders” John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL http://www.morainevalley.edu/infolitsummit/   •April 30, 2012 Illinois Information Literacy Summit “Transforming Information Literacy: Engaging Stakeholders” Illinois State University, Normal,...

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Information Literacy in the Trenches

Posted by on Feb 24, 2012 in In The News, Information Literacy Resources | Comments Off

Megan Lowe, editor of Codex: the Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL, just published its fourth issue highlighting information literacy philosophy, perspectives, and practices.  Included in this issue is a literature review of IL sources published in 2011, compiled by Ms. Lowe, an academic librarian and associate professor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. I encourage all educators and/or workforce development trainers interested with improving the information and digital literacy skills of their constituencies to become more...

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Workplace Information Literacy

Posted by on Feb 9, 2012 in In The News, Information Literacy Resources | Comments Off

 In today’s workplace, be it a classroom, retail store, government agency, warehouse, and/or corporate headquarters, information literacy is a key driver, if not the key driver,  in achieving success in whatever  job you perform now and, most likely, in the future. Being able to define and solve definitively a problem, issue, or challenge at hand, and analyze succinctly appropriate digital and print  information resources to do so is a 21st century workplace skill, not necessarily acquired during one’s elementary,...

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A Search Engine for the Boomer Generation

Posted by on Jan 30, 2012 in In The News, Information Literacy Resources | Comments Off

Need information specifically targeting the Boomer Generation??  Visit 50Somethinginfo.com. Created by  Sue Levine, a librarian, this  search engine offers Boomers  a “one-stop” information search source that addresses Boomer issues, concerns, and even opportunities many seek as they approach their “retirement” plateau of life. Pay a quick visit…a great search resource to get you...

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Graphic Facilitation of 21st Century Literacy

Posted by on Oct 2, 2011 in Information Literacy Resources, News Archives | Comments Off

Graphic Facilitation of 21st Century Literacy A personal interpretation, in a graphical medium, of the theme “21st Century Literacy.” Created by Brandy...

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