Information Literacy Contributions from Archives and Special Collections: Developing Information Literate Students in the Library Workplace

Information Literacy Contributions from Archives and Special Collections: Developing Information Literate Students in the Library Workplace by Erin Passehl-Stoddart

Theories, methodologies, frameworks, and scholarship have been built around information literacy and libraries worldwide for over fifteen years. In academic libraries, information literacy experiences traditionally include instruction sessions and classes, activities in library learning spaces, and interactions with librarians. Often overlooked but equally as important to augmenting the student experience is employment in academic libraries and its relationship to information literacy in the workplace. This is particularly true with regards to the contribution of special collections and archives, as most scholarship associated with information literacy and special collections has been focused on instruction and teaching with primary sources.

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