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Engaging first-year students in meaningful library research : a practical guide for teaching faculty

Author: Molly R Flaspohler
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Chandos Pub., 2012.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
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Written by a seasoned academic librarian, this book offers strategies for motivating and developing college students research skills. You will learn how to integrate library research techniques into first-year courses and prepare students for meaningful research through a process-driven framework. There are numerous practical models and real-life examples of library research assignments. This is a process-driven,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molly R Flaspohler
ISBN: 1843346400 9781843346401
OCLC Number: 701470786
Description: xvii, 180 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Millennials go to the library : or do they? Introducing the Millennials --
Characteristics of this new generation --
What is information literacy and do contemporary undergraduates really need it? --
Attitudinal shifts : addressing truculence in the faculty lounge --
Information literacy in the context of the first year. Attending to novice researchers --
Process-centered library research --
How can course content and information literacy co-exist? --
Pragmatic pedagogical approaches. From the start : advice from librarian colleagues --
Creating effective library experiences --
The next step : advancing information literacy beyond the first year --
One final note.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: Molly R. Flaspohler.
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Aimed at teaching professionals working with first-year students at institutions of higher learning, this book provides practical advice and specific strategies for integrating contemporary  Read more...

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This is a welcome addition to the existing literature on the theme of collaboration between academics and librarians., Journal of Information Literacy

 
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