Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Jun-Jul'15: Information Literacy in Public and Academic Libraries (UW Madison SLIS-CES)

June 15 – July 24

Many institutions realize the need for information literate students, employees, and citizens. Fortunately, the public and academic libraries of today are better equipped than ever before to foster information literacy skills due to an unprecedented array of tools suited to patrons at all skill levels. This course will teach you the basics of information literacy instruction and the tools of the trade (computers, mobile devices, apps, databases, search engines, catalogs, etc.). Whether you are hold regular workshops or do spontaneous teaching, this class will give you the knowledge and skills to help your patrons become, not only information literate, but information savvy.