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A Systems Approach: Expanding Access and Achieving Student Success through Support Services at Rio Salado College
March 12, 2012

This report covers how Rio Salado College (RSC) in Tempe, Arizona provides a full slate of support services to its online learners. The report was designed to capture the essence of a rela…

Pew Internet Millennials will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives
February 29, 2012

Teens and young adults brought up from childhood with a continuous connection to each other and to information will be nimble, quick-acting multitaskers who count on the Internet as their extern…

ERIAL Project
August 22, 2011

The Ethnographic Research in Illinois Academic Libraries (ERIAL) Project is a two-year study of the student research process.  The project is funded by an LSTA grant awarded to Northeastern Illi…

Making the Connection: A Personal Librarian Pilot for English 101
March 26, 2014 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference

Achieving a means to integrate information literacy instruction into the classroom and meet Middle States requirements drove our Personal Librarian implementation. Our journey was bumpy and rushe…

Faculty Perspectives on Information Literacy: What They Want, and What We Can Do About It
March 25, 2014 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference

Discussions of information literacy rely heavily on library perspectives and rarely include faculty voices. Drawing on the results of a nationwide sample, this session will give academic libraria…

Student Information Literacy in the Mobile Environment
March 29, 2011

Key Takeaways A recent survey explored the strategies used by postsecondary students to gather information using Internet-capable cell phones, or smartphones . Notably, u…

Badging the Information Literacy Modules and Learning with Badges
February 3, 2014 | A session at the ELI Virtual Annual Meeting 2014

Badging the Information Literacy Modules: An Institutional Scale Pilot Beth Nettles, Instructional Development Team Lead, University of Central Florida Badge or be badged. UCF's…

Supporting Students with Data and Technology
February 4, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

Making Data Accessible to Diverse Populations of Students Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki, Research and Education Specialist, Landmark College Data literacy is an increasingly important par…

Connecting the Dots for Data Information Literacy: What Data Skills Do E-Scientists Need?
February 4, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

What digital and information literacy skills will e-scientists need to deal with data? The Data Information Literacy (DIL) project (http://datainfolit.org) brought together four research librarie…

Truth Be Told: How College Students Evaluate and Use Information in the Digital Age
November 4, 2010

A report about college students and their information-seeking strategies and research difficulties, including findings from 8,353 survey respondents from college students on 25 campuses distribut…