Archive for April, 2015

Poetry of the Social Sciences

Poetry of the Social Sciences

Image by Coffeepusher (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons   I wanted this year’s National Poetry Month post to reach beyond the humanities.  In the social sciences researchers have been using poetic techniques to interpret and represent their data. Woodley (2004) describes how poetic devices can aid […]

By April 30, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Happy World Book Night!

Happy World Book Night!

Image from the World Book Night website Tonight is World Book Night.  I’ll celebrate it by focusing on family literacy.  Here are a few resources on the subject: Family Literacy (UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning) National Center for Families Learning What is Family Literacy? (International Reading Association) What books do […]

By April 23, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
A new star in the info lit sky

A new star in the info lit sky

By Orthogaffe at fr.wikipedia Later version(s) were uploaded by Looxix at fr.wikipedia. [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) , from Wikimedia Commons The Association of College & Research Libraries (2015) has added the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education to its “constellation of information literacy documents (http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework).”  It is not meant to be […]

By April 17, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
The possibilities of collaboration

The possibilities of collaboration

Image from the American Library Association National Library Week (April 12-18) will soon be here.  This year’s theme is unlimited possibilities.  What could the theme mean for colleges and their libraries? Possibilities abound in terms of curricular collaborations.  Lippincott (2015) describes librarians and instructors working together not only in freshman […]

By April 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
InfoSavvy spring vacation 2015

InfoSavvy spring vacation 2015

I am off for spring break.  Next week I’ll be back with a regular post on my regular day.  Happy spring!

By April 4, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy