What Faculty Think-Exploring the Barriers to Information Literacy Development in Undergraduate Education

McGuinness, Claire (2006) What Faculty Think-Exploring the Barriers to Information Literacy Development in Undergraduate Education. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 32 (6). pp. 573-582. ISSN 00991333

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This paper reports findings from a recent Irish-based study into faculty-librarian collaboration for information literacy (IL) development. Qualitative analysis of comments made by Sociology and Civil Engineering academics shows how entrenched beliefs and perceptions may adversely affect the potential for collaboration, and prevent the inclusion of information literacy in undergraduate curricula. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]; Copyright of Journal of Academic Librarianship is the property of Elsevier Science Publishing Company, Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)

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Additional Information: McGuinness, Claire 1; Email Address: claire.mcguinness@ucd.ie; Affiliation: 1: School of in formation and Library Studies, University College Dublin, Beifield, Dublin 4, Ireland; Source Info: Nov2006, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p573; Subject Term: INFORMATION literacy; Subject Term: ACADEMIC libraries; Subject Term: LIBRARY cooperation; Subject Term: INFORMATION science; Subject Term: UNDERGRADUATE programs; Subject Term: CURRICULA (Courses of study); Subject Term: SOCIOLOGY; Subject Term: CIVIL engineering; Subject Term: IRELAND; NAICS/Industry Codes: 519120 Libraries and Archives; Number of Pages: 10p; Document Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: INFORMATION literacy; ACADEMIC libraries; LIBRARY cooperation; INFORMATION science; UNDERGRADUATE programs; CURRICULA (Courses of study); SOCIOLOGY; CIVIL engineering; IRELAND
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2015 21:55
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2015 21:56
URI: http://eprints.teachingandlearning.ie/id/eprint/2970

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