Finals stress and information habits

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The semester’s end can be stressful for students, faculty, and staff alike.  Here is a link (Dunn, 2012) with stress reduction tips

End Games: Preparing Well for Final Exams (Psychology Today)

Notice that the tips (in different ways)  emphasize preparedness.  Preparedness involves using information and developing habits.

Likewise the ACRL Framework (2015, Introduction section, para. 3) includes “practices, and habits of mind” in its very definition of information literacy.  Here’s wishing you a less stressful end of semester.


Association of College & Research Libraries. (2015).  Framework for information literacy for higher education. Retrieved from ACRL website :

Dunn, D. S. (2012, Apr 17).  End games: Preparing well for final exams [Blog post].  Retrieved from