Faculty Development Workshop:
Enhancing Information Literacy across the Curriculum

il.jpg  Welcome, Faculty Members!
 This is the Library’s page for the Faculty Development Workshop of November, 2009, at which our Head of Reference and Instruction Services Librarian presented. Here you will quickly be able to review resources on information literacy and tools to support your initiatives in the classroom and online.  

I. Information Literacy: Key Resources | II. Aritcles & Additional Reading | III. Transformational Technologies  

I. Information Literacy: Key Resources

Definition and Standards:

What is Information Literacy? (ACRL)
Information Literacy Standards for Higher Education (ACRL)  

ACRL Information Literacy Standards Currently Available for Specific Disciplines:

Information Literacy in other Disciplines, a bibliography, is also available from ACRL.

Examples of Application:

Information Literacy Toolkit  

Handbook for Information Literacy Teaching  

II. Articles and Additional Reading

 Jackson, Rebecca.Information Literacy and its Relationship to Cognitive Development and Reflective Judgment,” New Directions for Teaching and Learning 114 (2008): 47-62.  

"Information Behaviour of the Researcher of the Future." A CIBER Briefing Paper. 11 January 2008.  

For Further Reading and Research:

Library Databases National & International Resources
Education Research Complete  National Forum about Info Literacy  
ERIC (EBSCOhost Interface)  NPEC Sourcebook on Assessment 
Library, Info Science, & Technology Abstracts  Info Literacy International Resources Directory 

III. Transforming Technologies: Database & Catalog Features & Open Source Options 

Transforming Databases:

EBSCO A-ro-Z for OhioLINK (formerly Electronic Journal Finder) - Find your favorite journal online
OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center (EJC) - Browse current issues of leading journals in your discipline 

  •  myEJC - Set up an account to save journal links, articles, and searches in the EJC

Special Database & Catalog Features:



  • myEJC - Create an account 
  • Function is similar to myEBSCO  


  • My Library Account 
  • Save searches when logged in before searching ("Preferred Searches")
  • Save titles (Note: Not saved permanently)
  • Access "My Reading History "  

Open Source Options:

Citation and Bibliography Makers  

Information Literacy Visual Bibliography   
MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) 

More Resources  

Page last modified: 4 March 2014
For more information, contact: Christina Bonner, Ph.D., M.L.I.S., Reference & Instruction Services, ODU Library 


Faculty Development Workshop Resources

Helpful Links:
Course Pages
Faculty Resources
Instruction Services 

Workshop Links:
Pre-Workshop Reading
What are your Students Using in their Research? (Usage Statistics) 

Citation & Plagiarism:
APA, MLA Tools
Plagiarism Tutorials
Copyright Resources 

Information Literacy:
IL Standards for Higher Ed
IL Toolkit
IL @ ODU Library
Best Practices Initiative (Institute for IL&)
Understanding Information Literacy: A Primer  

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