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...

LIS 101 On Your Campus

A Narrative Account of Creating LIS 101 (and some quick takeaways)                                                            –Librarian Nicholas Lim assisted in the creation of this narrative In January 2012, ten librarians representing all seven colleges in...

Annotated Bibliography

Abel, Richard. The Gutenberg revolution :  A history of print culture. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers: 2011. Abel briefly recounts the ancient history of Western culture in order to show the profound impact of the Gutenberg printing press thereafter. Some time...

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...

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...

A Sample Weekly Schedule

The front matter of your syllabus will contain a great deal of information specific to your school and department. In all likelihood your school will have boilerplate language you will be required to include, so check with your department and your administration. If...

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...
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