Daily Archives: December 23, 2004

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Defining Information Literacy

Via the Information Literacy Weblog: “CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) Council has officially approved the definition of Information Literacy produced by a CILIP working group:” http://www.cilip.org.uk/professionalguidance/informationliteracy/definition/ Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner. This definition implies several skills. We believe that the skills (or competencies) that are required to be information literate require an understanding of: a need for information the resources available how to find information the need to evaluate results how to work with or exploit […]

Training Your Library Blogging Team

Last Thursday I did two training sessions for the official team of SJCPL Blogging Librarians. It was a 90 minute session. I developed some objectives for the training first: After successfully completing this session, participants will be able to: ? Post SJCPL Weblog entries formatted with bold, italics and inserted hyperlinks. ? Insert special characters as needed with HTML coding. ? Locate and insert images that are ?fair use? compliant for Weblog entries. ? Utilize stylesheet and guidelines to insure consistent posts across system. And then I created a handout to go with it. A general guidelines sheet was developed […]