Academic journal article Reference & User Services Quarterly

Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy & Scholarly Communication

Academic journal article Reference & User Services Quarterly

Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy & Scholarly Communication

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Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy & Scholarly Communication. Edited by Stephanie Davis-Kahl and Merinda Kaye Hensley. Chicago: ACRL, 2013. 340 p. Paper $54 (ISBN: 978-083898621-9).

Edited by the Scholarly Communications Librarian at Illinois Wesleyan University and the Institutional Services Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this volume addresses the fast-growing recognition of the intersection of information literacy and scholarly communication occurring specifically in academic libraries. Presenting 17 chapters authored by 28 librarians, scholars, and practitioners of librarianship in the United States and Canada, the work offers a diverse range of essays on how information literacy and scholarly communication support and affect each other. The contributors address

undergraduate, graduate, and specialized programs and institutions as well as faculty concerns, demonstrating and illustrating the interrelatedness of two vital areas of academic librarianship: teaching information literacy and the concept of scholarly communication.

Seasoned and future librarians reading this book will find chapters that offer guidance and inspiration in opening dialogues grounded in information literacy at their own institutions with students, faculty, and administrators. …

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