Avoiding Information Malpractice

  Malpractice is defined as improper, illegal, or negligent activity. In the realm of research, here are some examples of information malpractice: Plagiarism It should go without saying that copying work that is not your own and/or using sources without attribution...

Introduction

How to Use this Website  If you are an Instructor:  This is an open education resource (OER) and as such you may freely use the contents herein for educational purposes. If you are linking to or otherwise using these materials, please provide attribution to...

About

Why The role of academic librarians is changing. The information landscape has become entirely too complex to expect that students will learn enough in a one-hour library session to competently use information to complete academic, job, and life tasks. The definition...

Research Skills and Exercises

Objectives and Outcomes Objectives and Outcomes This section contains all of the readings, walk-throughs, and tutorials you will need to complete a research paper or related project. After completing the steps in this tutorial, you will be able to: recognize when you...

Creating an LIS 101 Course

Creating a 16-week LIS 101 class takes a lot of work.  If your administration is like mine, you will need to plan out the class in its entirety before even approaching administration about the possibility of actually offering it.  When you approach them to tell them...

For Librarians

I developed  LIS101.com as a place for academic librarians to get ideas about teaching information literacy.  As we all know, the information landscape has become incredibly complex, and our students need more intensive training than a one-hour orientation session can...