Information literacy

A Guide to Finding Quality Information on the Internet, 2nd edition   A Guide to Finding Quality Information on the Internet, 2nd edition
Selection and evaluation strategies

Alison Cooke

This book addresses the growing problem of how to sort the quality sites from the mass of junk available. Uniquely, it suggests a system of criteria and guidelines, developed through empirical research, . . .

read more >>>

A Guide to Teaching Information Literacy   A Guide to Teaching Information Literacy
101 tips

Helen Blanchett, Chris Powis and Jo Webb

This easy-to-use book is an invaluable source of inspiration for any librarian involved in teaching information literacy, providing practical guidance on tried and tested ideas and techniques for sessions. The . . .

read more >>>

Critical Literacy for Information Professionals   Critical Literacy for Information Professionals
Edited by Sarah McNicol

This edited collection explores critical literacy theory and provides practical guidance to how it can be taught and applied in libraries. The approach taken in critical literacy is not to read texts . . .

read more >>>

Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries   Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries
Edited by Starr Hoffman

This inspiring book will enable academic librarians to develop excellent research and instructional services and create a library culture that encompasses exploration, learning and collaboration. Higher . . .

read more >>>

Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning   Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning
A practical guide for librarians and educators

Barbara Allan

Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning provides a straightforward and accessible guide to the latest learning and teaching practices appropriate for use with higher education students. It . . .

read more >>>

Expert Internet Searching, 4th edition   Expert Internet Searching, 4th edition
Phil Bradley

The highly anticipated new edition of Phil Bradley’s essential guide to internet search (formerly titled The Advanced Internet Searcher’s Handbook) is here. This no-nonsense handbook will give . . .

read more >>>

Going Beyond Google Again   Going Beyond Google Again
Strategies for using and teaching the invisible web

Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider

The invisible web is growing – but users’ knowledge and awareness of it isn’t. This highly practical guide focuses on strategies and teaching tools for getting more out of the ‘deep’ . . .

read more >>>

Improving Students' Web Use and Information Literacy   Improving Students' Web Use and Information Literacy
A guide for teachers and teacher librarians

James E. Herring

The web is now an integral part of students’ lives in school and in society, and they need to be ever more web alert in order to gain the most from their education. What teachers and teacher librarians . . .

read more >>>

Information Literacy Beyond Library 2.0   Information Literacy Beyond Library 2.0
Edited by Peter Godwin and Jo Parker

This book offers practical strategies for all library and information practitioners and policy makers with responsibility for developing and delivering information literacy programmes to their users.   This . . .

read more >>>

Information Literacy in the Workplace   Information Literacy in the Workplace
Edited by Marc Forster

In today’s information-driven workplace, the modern professional must know when research evidence or relevant legal, business, personal or other information is required, how to find it, how to critique . . .

read more >>>

Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0   Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0
Edited by Peter Godwin and Jo Parker

Web 2.0 technologies have been seen by many information professionals as critical to the future development of library services. This has led to the use of the term Library 2.0 to denote the kind of service . . .

read more >>>

Introduction to Information Behaviour   Introduction to Information Behaviour
Nigel Ford

This landmark textbook is an essential primer for students and practitioners interested in information seeking, needs and behaviour, user studies and information literacy. Introduction to Information . . .

read more >>>

Metaliteracy   Metaliteracy
Reinventing information literacy to empower learners

Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson

This new book presents a comprehensive structure for information literacy theory that will help your students grasp an understanding of the critical thinking and reflection required to engage in technology . . .

read more >>>

Metaliteracy in Practice   Metaliteracy in Practice
Edited by Trudi E Jacobson and Thomas P Mackey

Metaliteracy in Practice will provide inspiration for librarians and educators in need of up-to-date and thought-provoking information literacy curricula and instructional approaches. Editors Trudi . . .

read more >>>

Practical Tips for Facilitating Research   Practical Tips for Facilitating Research
Moira J Bent

This practical guide offers innovative tips and reliable best practice to enable new and experienced library and information professionals to evaluate their current provision and develop their service . . .

read more >>>

Rethinking Information Literacy   Rethinking Information Literacy
A practical framework for supporting learning

Edited by Jane Secker and Emma Coonan

A vision for the future of information literacy teaching.   Based on groundbreaking research, undertaken by the authors as part of the prestigious Arcadia Programme at Cambridge University, . . .

read more >>>

Semantic Web Technologies and Social Searching for Librarians   Semantic Web Technologies and Social Searching for Librarians
Robin Fay and Michael Sauers

There are trillions of bytes of information within the web, all of it driven by behind-the-scenes data. Vast quantities of information make it hard to find what's really important. Here's a practical . . .

read more >>>

Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time, 7th edition   Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time, 7th edition
Thinking your way from problem to solution

Tim Buckley Owen

This book guides the reader step-by-step through all stages of the research process, from finding out what the enquirer really wants, to providing a polished, actionable, value-added answer. Continuously . . .

read more >>>

Teaching Information Literacy Reframed   Teaching Information Literacy Reframed
50+ framework-based exercises for creating information-literate learners

Joanna M Burkhardt

This book offers a starting point to understanding and teaching the six threshold concepts listed in the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, an altogether new way of looking at . . .

read more >>>

The Facet Digital Literacies Collection   The Facet Digital Literacies Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Metaliteracy in Practice Edited by Trudi E Jacobson and Thomas P Mackey Metaliteracy: Reinventing information literacy to empower learners by . . .

read more >>>

The Facet Information Literacy Collection 2   The Facet Information Literacy Collection 2

This collection contains everything librarians and educators need to know to develop and deliver effective information programmes to support information literacy, web use and internet searching. There . . .

read more >>>

The Innovative School Librarian, 2nd edition   The Innovative School Librarian, 2nd edition
Sharon Markless, Elizabeth Bentley, Sarah Pavey, Sue Shaper, Sally Todd and Carol Webb

This book takes a strategic approach to the leadership of school libraries, examining notions of professionalism, their effect on identity and models of library practice. The Innovative School Librarian . . .

read more >>>

The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook   The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook
Edited by Ellyssa Kroski

The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook, edited by technology expert Ellyssa Kroski, is an essential all in one guidebook to makerspaces written specifically for libraries. This practical volume provides . . .

read more >>>

Visual Literacy for Libraries   Visual Literacy for Libraries
A practical, standards-based guide

Nicole E Brown, Kaila Bussert, Denise Hattwig and Ann Medaille

This book will give you an understanding of how images fit into your critical practice and how you can advance student learning with your own visual literacy. The importance of images and visual media . . .

read more >>>