My viewpoint on POV Reference Center

EBSCO Information Services/ EBSCOhost is the registered trademark of EBSCO Information Services.  All rights to the Trademark are the exclusive property of EBSCO Information Services. The libraries subscribe to the Points of View Reference Center database.  For those of you who’ve never tried it, it is a useful starting point to research hot topics. Each Read More…

New info lit framework

Image from freeimages.co.uk Often I have mentioned the ACRL Standards (2000) in these posts.  Last month the Association of College & Research Libraries released the initial draft of a new information literacy framework (2014). As useful a starting point as the Standards were, the new framework includes some important concepts they did not address.  These Read More…

Day of service

Image from David Weekly: Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dweekly/2312207615/, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License Tomorrow is the Husky Day of Service.  In honor of the day I’ve updated the libraries’ Community Engagement guide. The guide features resources from the libraries and beyond.  Please offer your feedback and comments. May the guide spark conversations Read More…

The Second Annual Savvies

Welcome to the 2014 InfoSavvy Movie Awards, my yearly salute to information use in film.  The credits for each film come from the Internet Movie Database.  Without further ado the Savvies go to: For Overall Film Educating Rita (1983): Dir. Lewis Gilbert; Written by Willy Russell; Starring Michael Caine, Julie Walters, Michael Williams. Information exists Read More…