Set students up for success with information literacy
Most students - from undergraduate to graduate to PhD trainee - struggle to access precise, reliable information for their studies. This is especially true in an ever-expanding and complex information landscape, and librarians know that a student's best defense against information overload is information literacy.
Watch the full webinar below or download the infographic (PDF, 185.9 KB) to get additional ideas for increasing information literacy skills in students, so they can thrive within and beyond the classroom.
Hear from others about increasing science literacy through understanding scientific knowledge and practices that contribute to a more streamlined understanding of science. This webinar offers views from the lens of a student, librarian, and platform provider on the invaluable role different stakeholders play in setting students up for success, focusing on aspects of working remotely. Topics discussed include:
- Identifying scientific knowledge and practices that define science literacy
- Using ScienceDirect to supplement in-class learning and develop scientific knowledge and practices
- How a university library can set students up for success
- Creating a self-directed online science literacy module for students
- The effectiveness of the ScienceDirect platform for science literacy education
- How ScienceDirect can be accessed off campus, even when a VPN is unavailable
Infographic: Boosting information literacy
No time to watch the whole webinar? This infographic recaps highlights from the discussion, giving you quick ideas for your efforts in building information literacy for students at your institution.
Do more for information literacy with ScienceDirect
Embedding ScienceDirect into coursework means that students not only get the right information for every stage learning, but also a powerful platform that supports building information literacy skills.
More ideas and resources about Information Literacy
Information Literacy Lesson Plan for Librarians
This lesson plan offers a customizable teaching structure and an associated tool, the Concept Map. Use this plan to support information literacy sessions for undergraduate students.