Information Literacy and Library Instruction: Spring 2013


Clay Williams


Long Island University


Spring 2013


This course is intended to introduce information literacy and library instruction methods used in a variety of information systems including libraries, archives, and electronic environments. It will include an overview of theoretical and applied research and discusses relevant issues and concepts. The focus of the course is on the process of designing, implementing, and assessing instructional programming. This process has its roots in education and training. As such, much of the content in the course is drawn from the fields of education as well as from library and information science.

Required Textbook:

Buckhardt, J. M., MacDonald, M. C. 2010. Teaching Information Literacy: 50 Standards-Based Exercises for College Students, 2nd ed.
Grassian, E. S., Kaplowitz, J. R. 2009. Information Literacy Instruction – with CD, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:


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