Information Literacy from EDUCAUSE

EDUCAUSE has recently released two useful, readable, and interesting white papers on information literacy: Ensuring the Net Generation Is Net Savvy and Getting Past Google: Perspectives on Information Literacy from the Millenial Mind. Good stuff. Getting Past Google is particularly fascinating for its use of authentic student voice in the discussion – not faculty or parents talking about students.

You can get these from where you can also grab an RSS feed for items on Information Literacy/Fluency from EDUCAUSE. If you have a moment, browse some of the older items as well. Again, good stuff.

Author: Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe

Lisa is Head, Undergraduate Library, Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction, Office of Services, and Associate Professor, Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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