Information Literacy Accreditation Mandates: What They Mean for Faculty and Librarians
Thompson, Gary B., Library Trends
REGIONAL ACCREDITATION AGENCIES have established mandates for higher education institutions to implement information literacy programs and to assess the resultant learning outcomes. This mandate calls for a shift in the established library instruction paradigm at many institutions. Responsibility shifts from librarians teaching students how to locate materials for particular assignments, to faculty and librarians working together to embed the teaching and learning of information literacy skills systematically into syllabi and curricula. The new paradigm requires librarians and faculty to adapt a broader sense of the role of information literacy skills in higher education …
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Publication information: Article title: Information Literacy Accreditation Mandates: What They Mean for Faculty and Librarians. Contributors: Thompson, Gary B. - Author. Journal title: Library Trends. Volume: 51. Issue: 2 Publication date: Fall 2002. Page number: 218+. © 2008 Johns Hopkins University Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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