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Evaluating library instruction

Francine M. DeFranco

Evaluating library instruction

by Francine M. DeFranco

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Published by Association of Research Libraries, Office of Leadership and Management Services in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library orientation -- Evaluation -- Case studies,
  • Information services -- User education -- Evaluation -- Case studies,
  • Librarians -- Rating of

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrancine DeFranco, Richard Bleiler
    GenreCase studies
    SeriesSPEC kit -- 279
    ContributionsBleiler, Richard, Association of Research Libraries. Office of Leadership and Management Services
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16100084M
    ISBN 101594076111
    ISBN 109781594076114
    OCLC/WorldCa54837944

    The library classroom may be reserved for class research time for a limited number of times per class per semester, but library instruction classes take precedence over non-instruction classes, and your research time may need to be rescheduled (with 24 hour notice) Book early in the semester to guarantee your preferred dates & times.   Suggest a Book Purchase; Get Reference Help; STH: Library Workshops and Instruction. Learn about Theology Library instruction services and workshops, view slides, screencasts, handouts and more. (the ACCORD method) for evaluating each encountered resource during the research and paper-writing process to determine its applicability and Author: Stacey Duran.

    The Library of Congress System uses letters and numbers to help you find your book, to help librarians understand what is in the book without reading it, and to help people put books away. The first letters identify the subject and are arranged alphabetically. Just being in print or available via the Internet doesn't guarantee that something is accurate or good research. When searching the Web, it's important to critically evaluate your search results: Look for articles published in scholarly journals. or sources that require certain standards or criteria be met before : Ken Lyons.

      Evaluating Sources This guide will provide you with information that you can use to critically evaluate sources including websites, articles and reports, books and ebooks, etc. Intro to Evaluating SourcesAuthor: Jennifer Harris. Library Hours The University Library's Hours have changed. Please refer back to the library homepage for updates on all University Library branch hours Checked-Out Materials Any material that was checked out on, before, or in some cases after March 1st, will have any overdue fines or fees canceled between the period of March 1st through July 6thAuthor: David Sibley.


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Evaluating library instruction by Francine M. DeFranco Download PDF EPUB FB2

The 14 sections touch upon various aspects of library instruction such as teaching methods, content coverage, materials, classroom interaction and facilities, etc. The primary value of the book is its direct and practical approach toward the often dreaded task of evaluating library instruction programs.

The content of a book is very important, as Ravi has seen, but there's another important element to evaluating books, and the is the book's presentation, or.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: DeFranco, Francine M., Evaluating library instruction. Washington, D.C.: Association of Research Libraries, Office. Evaluating Evaluating Information Sources. A good research assignment starts with S.T.A.R. quality information. Evaluate the quality of the information sources you find using the S.T.A.R.

criteria. Ask yourself the following questions: Source. Who is the author. Who is making the information available. What are their credentials or qualifications. Finding a topic Finding a book or video Finding an article Finding an article from a citation Choosing & evaluating a source Research guides for your class Library instruction request form Subject librarians Linking to articles, videos, & images There is no simple formula for evaluating sources; evaluation always depends on the facts of.

Request Library Instruction How to Evaluate Information. Evaluating Articles: Provides a lists of considerations for students to keep in mind as they determine whether or not an article from a journal, magazine, newspaper or website is appropriate for the task at hand.

Evaluating Information Online Evaluating information is something you do every day, whether you know it or not. You evaluate information when you determine what to write down when you’re taking notes in class, debate issues with friends, and look up new movie reviews — all this before you even start gathering information for a research project.

Library instruction sessions can be scheduled at the library reference desk, by email through your Division Library Liaison, by filling at the online request form, and over the phone by calling A minimum of 48 hours advance notice is required when scheduling a library instruction session, but two weeks notice is preferred.

The Library Instruction Cookbook is a practical collection of learning recipes, each of which includes a plan for conducting a specific type of learning session and which indicates how the recipe reflects specific ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.

The Library Instruction Cookbook is stuffed with recipes from academic librarians from around 5/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Evaluating Information Using SIFT SIFT is an acronym developed by Mike Caulfield () that describes four steps you can use to evaluate sources. Here’s a short video series by Mike Caulfied that explores and demonstrates some of what we’ll cover in this section.

Library instruction is defined as the education of library users to become effective information retrievers and consumers. MCC Library faculty follow the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education for each library instruction session carefully planning learning objectives, active learning and assessment techniques.

We are available to provide. This study investigated library instruction methods, effect and the challenges in academic libraries using the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) students as the target population. Library instruction is a core activity of academic libraries that entails educating, enlightening, guiding and helping the library users to identify, understand and utilize library Author: Saturday U.

Omeluzor, Alarape Asimi Akibu Ph.D, Sunday Ikhimeakhu Dika, Clement Chinemerem Ukangwa. Reference Desk: Circulation Desk: CLC LibraryAuthor: Erika Behling.

Add library instruction materials and resource guides to your course by linking to any of the following. You can add links to any module, page, or discussion in Canvas.

Library Orientation – An overview of library resources, locations, and services; essential for new faculty and students at CCV and Vermont Tech. Check in the library's book and film review databases t o get a sense of how a source was received in the popular and scholarly press.

To evaluate internet sources: The internet is a great place to find both scholarly and popular sources, but it's especially important to ask questions about authorship and publication when you're evaluating.

Libraries devote serious resources to user-education programs and need to measure their effectiveness with hard data. This guide was designed to simplify the evaluation planning process and the making of evaluation instruments.

The material was developed from hundreds of survey instruments used by librarians around the country. The handbook contains: (1) a guide to Cited by: Library Instruction Topics. The Library's instruction sessions are based on the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy.

Sessions can be requested on the following topics, customized for your course. For more information or to request a session, see our main Instruction page.

Evaluating authority; Understanding types of information. This book is available in e-book format for libraries and individuals through aggregators and other distributors—ask your current vendor or contact us for more information. Examination copies are available for instructors who are interested in adopting this title for course use.

Government data and resources are uniquely useful to researchers and other library users. Online Library Instruction Details and Schedule Finding and Evaluating Sources 40 mins. For book loans, yes for those individuals still on campus although again, please know that this process may take significantly longer and fewer schools are lending during this time.

We will not be able to fill book loan requests for any individuals Author: Julia Warga. Just because you found the citation to a resource through the library, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t evaluate its appropriateness for your research!

The brief descriptive entries in databases and catalogs are meant to accurately describe and summarize sources so that you can begin to assess their value to your information : Tammy Voelker.The American Library Association opposes censorship from any source, including library workers, faculty, administration, trustees, and elected officials.

Libraries have a profound responsibility to encourage and support intellectual freedom by making it possible for the user to choose freely from a variety of offerings.Evaluating Articles Being an efficient and smart reader of academic content is very different than reading for fun.

While different strategies work for different people, here are some tips to get you started: Before you read, pre-read.