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Information Literacy at University: A Toolkit for Readiness and Measuring Impact

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posted on 05.01.2021, 04:49 by Heather Hulett, J Corbin, Fiona Salisbury, Sharon Karasmanis, Tracy Robertson, T Peseta

This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Australian Academic and Research Libraries, online 09 Jul 2013, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00048623.2013.813372

La Trobe University Library has embarked on an institution-wide project with the objective of enabling students to engage with scholarly and credible information from the first year. This initiative by the library is in response to La Trobe curriculum reform. In particular, it aligns information literacy with the inquiry/research graduate capability at an institutional level. Outcomes of the project have resulted in a new La Trobe model for embedding information literacy, a toolkit, and significant changes in practice in areas of the curriculum where inquiry/research is mapped. As a result academic staff have noted improved student performance and academic research readiness. © 2013 Copyright Australian Library & Information Association.

History

Publication Date

01/12/2013

Journal

Australian Academic and Research Libraries

Volume

44

Issue

3

Pagination

pp 11

Publisher

Taylor & Francis

ISSN

0004-8623

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