Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age: Educating College and University Students Online

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Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age is a showcase of 24 unique online information literacy projects from community colleges, research universities and liberal arts colleges. Readers will find a wide array of program types, subject bases and institutional drivers in this rich compendium. Chapter authors discuss the development of online information literacy courses and tutorials, along with best practices for embedding information literacy instruction into discipline courses and programs.

This book is essential reading for any librarian charged with planning and implementing an online information literacy program. Librarians already working in online tutorial design, campus collaboration in online learning environments or the refinement of effective online information literacy programs will also find much to learn.

Alice Daugherty and Michael F. Russo

Information literacy Credit Courses And Programs:
Graduate Online Information Literacy: The Acts ACTS Experience
Associated Canadian Theological Schools
William Badke

The Development of a library Research Methods Course for Online Graduate Students in Education
Valdosta State University
Julie Chapman, Cliff Landis, and Shilo Smith

LIB120: Introduction to Information Literacy
University of Rhode Island
Jim Kinnie

Integrating Information Literacy into Distance Education: The Profression of an Online Course
Washington State University
Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay, B. Jane Scales, and Lara Ursin Cummings

Making it Available 24/7: Developing an Online Version of the One-Credit Class
Indiana University South Bend
Nancy Wootton Colborn and Feng Shan

An Ever-Evolving Experience: Teaching Information Literacy as a General Education Requirement
Fontbonne University
Peggy Ridlen and Jane Theissen

Online Information Literacy Course at UIS: Standing the Test of Time
University of Illinois at Springfield
Pamela M. Salela, Denise D. Green, and Julie Chapman

A Mature Information Literacy Program: Which Way Forward?
University of West Georgia
Mark McManus and Shirley O. Lankford

Information Literacy Instruction Embedded Into Discipline Courses and Programs:
Library Research Instruction for Distance Learners at Prince George's Community College
Prince George's Community College
Norma Allenbach Schmidt

From Partnership to Program Development: Information Literacy in an Academic Curriculum
Arizona State University
Barbara J. D'Angelo

Providing Online Information Literacy Instruction to Non-Traditional Distance Learning Engineering Students
University of Florida
Kathryn Kennedy

Information Literacy Instruction Tutorials (General AND Subject-Specific):
Smart Search: An Easily Customizable Subject-Specific Online Information Literacy Tutorial

Miami University
Eric Resnis and Jen-chien Yu

Giving Medical Students What They Want: Online Instruction at 11 p.m.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Lisa Wallis, Kristina Appelt, Kimberly Pendell, and Cleo Pappas

From Classroom to Computer: Collaboration, Integration and Success
University of Arizona
Leslie Sult and Louise Greenfield

Introducing Information Literacy in a WEBCT-Based Composition Course Using Streaming Media Tutorials
University of Idaho
Diane Prorak, Beth Hill, and Ben Hunter

Many Birds, One Stone: Benefits, Drawbacks, and the Process of Creating an Online Tutorial
Austin Community College
Red Wassenich

Nettrail: The Evolution of an Interactive, Self-Guided Tutorial for Undergraduates
University of California Santa Cruz
Deborah A. Murphy, Christy Hightower, and Ken Lyons

Planning, Building, and Assessing an Online Information Literacy Tutorial:
The Lobo Experience

North Carolina State University
Megan Oakleaf

Redesigning a Library Research Tutorial: A View from the Trenches
Appalachian State University
Kelly Rhodes McBride

Starting a Riot: Information Literacy Instruction Online and in the Classroom
University of Colorado at Boulder
Caroline Sinkinson and Jennifer Knievel

Connecting the Dots: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Information Literacy
University of Calgary
K. Alix Hayden, Shauna Rutherford, and Paul R. Pival

Sophisticated Simplicity in E-Learning: Online Instruction at UNC-Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Suchi Mohanty, Lisa Norberg, and Kim Vassiliadis

From B.I. to WIFI: Evolution of an Online Information Literacy Program
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Scott Rice, Kathryn M. Crowe, Amy Harris, and Lea Leininger

Wartburg College: Planful Deployment
Wartburg College
Gillian Gremmels and Kimberly Babcock Mashek

Alice Daugherty

Alice Daugherty is Information Literacy Librarian and Liaison to Linguistics, Communication Sciences & Disorders, and Communication Studies at Louisiana State University.

Michael F. Russo

Michael F. Russo is Instruction Coordinator and Reference Librarian at Louisiana State University.