Free eBook on current trends in information literacy
The third cutting-edge volume in the free Library Learning Trends series contains chapters on critical thinking, research skills, visual literacy, science information, and more.
Elsevier is proud to offer a series of free eBooks designed to support and encourage learning and development in Library Sciences. Each eBook includes content excerpts from our popular Chandos Library Information Science books, and focus on a central theme to give the reader an introduction to new ideas and information on that topic. They are available for download in ePub and PDF formats.
The third cutting-edge volume in this free Library Learning Trends series, Current Trends in Information Literacy, contains chapters on critical thinking, research skills, visual literacy, science information, and more. This digital volume is available in ePub and PDF format and contains excerpts from our popular our popular Chandos Library Information Sciences list. If you like the excerpted content in this free digital edition, the full titles are available for purchase in print, or view them online now if your institution has purchased via ScienceDirect.
This volume includes:
- Chapter 1 – The Nature of Information Literacy
Excerpt from: Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy by Tibor Koltay, Sonja Špiranec, László Z. Karvalics
- Chapter 2 – Critical Thinking and Information Literacy
Excerpt from: From Information Literacy to Social Epistemology by Anthony Anderson and Bill Johnston
- Chapter 3 – Information Literacy Skills in the Research Process
Excerpt from: New Roles for Research Librarians by Hilde Drivenes Daland and Kari-Mette Walmann Hidle
- Chapter 4 – Visual literacy meets information literacy by Mary J. Snyder Broussard, Judith Schwartz
Excerpt from: Skills to Make a Librarian by Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
- Chapter 5 – Science information literacy and the role of academic librarians
Excerpt from: Managing Scientific Information and Research Data by Svetla Baykoucheva
The first of the series is called Marketing the Academic Library and includes chapters with tips on networking, social media as a marketing tool, political positioning, self-publicizing, and more!
The second in the series is called Facing Contemporary Challenges in Librarianship includes chapters on disaster planning, technology services, collection budgets, competitive intelligence and more.
Both are available for download for free here:
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