Sunday, August 26, 2012

Information literacy needs

An ethnographic study of Illinois college students found that despite being “born digital,” today’s undergraduates struggle with researching scholarly information. Further, they do not recognize their own limitations. Students reported that Google is their most regularly used search tool, but most did not know how to build a search or how to limit search results within it.
College Libraries and Student Culture: What We Now Know.

Edited by: Lynda M. Duke and Andrew D. Asher. ALA, 2011.

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