New issue of Journal of Information Literacy



Volume 7 Issue 2 of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is now available to view online! JIL is the journal of the CILIP Information Literacy group and it is a gold open access peer reviewed title. This issue has a number of papers from LILAC, several articles and a range of short reports, conference write-ups and book reviews. JIL is available at: http://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/JIL/index

This bumper issue is published as we approach the 40 year anniversary of the coining of the phrase information literacy and includes a short interview with Paul Zurkowski. The full table of contents is below.

Editorial

Jane Secker, Towards Universal Information Literacy 40 years on
http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1868

Papers from LILAC

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Clare McCluskey, Being an embedded research librarian: supporting research by being a researcher http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1815

Lauren Smith, Towards a model of critical information literacy instruction for the development of political agency http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1809

Pamela Kessinger, Integrated instruction framework for information literacy http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1807

Philip Russell et al, Creating, Sharing and Reusing Learning Objects to Enhance Information Literacy. http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1744

Articles

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Barbara Jean Ganley, Faculty and student perceptions and behaviours related to information literacy: a pilot study using triangulation http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1793

Eleonora Dubicki, Faculty perceptions of students’ information literacy skills competencies http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1852

Lacy and Chen, Rethinking Library Instruction: Using Learning-Outcome Based Design to Teach Online Search Strategies http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1778

Project reports

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Cathie Jackson, Confidence as an indicator of research students’ abilities in information literacy: a mismatch http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1848

Mariela Hristova, Longitudinal update: business information literacy teaching at different academic levels http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1845

Emma Woods and Ellie Murphy, Get the digital edge: a digital literacy and employability skills day for students http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1856

Emma Greengrass, Chat Literacy: Reflection on approaches and methodology towards setting up a community of practice on information capability in an international context http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1849

Darren Smart and Jacquie Widdowson, Information Literacy in Public Libraries http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1863

Conference corner

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Paul Zurkowski interview, Paul G. Zurkowski & Information Literacy: On his trip to the first European Conference on Information Literacy. http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1867

Marion Kelt & Maria Bell, European Conference on Information Literacy, Istanbul, Turkey http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1869

Book reviews

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Jonathan White – Book Review of Pears, R. and Shields, G. 2013. Cite them right: the essential referencing guide.  http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1866

Sarah Castle – Book Review of Walsh, A. and Coonan, E. (eds.) 2013. Only Connect… Discovery pathways, library explorations and the information adventure.
http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1864

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