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Author Archives: Amrita Dhawan

High School and College Instructors and Librarians collaborate in a Workshop series

  The purpose of this workshop series is to bring together high school and college instructors and librarians to share and discuss common teaching challenges, barriers and aids in helping high school students make a successful transition to college. In … Continue reading

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Copyright and information literacy

The Center for Intellectual Property will host a Community Conversation on July 19 from 1-2pm EST. If you are interested in attending this free, virtual event which is for CIP members, please contact Kathleen Collins by June 27. While it … Continue reading

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“Workplace Readiness?” session sponsored by the Library Information Literacy Committee

Workplace Readiness? Gaps in critical thinking skills of early career professionals Speakers Marisol Hernandez, Memorial Sloan Cancer Center Dawn Hoffman, Global Strategy Group Jeffrey Holmes, Woods Bagot Brendan Molloy, KPMG Kate Wittenberg, Portico The “Workplace Readiness?” session, sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Article on Libraries and Gen Ed

Carl R. Andrews from Medgar Evers College has just published an article Libraries and General Education: New Strategies to Enhance Freshman Orientation, Faculty Collaboration,and Curriculum Development http://ijl.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.30/prod.3214 Abstract: My research will attempt to re-evaluate the academic library’s role in supporting … Continue reading

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Panel discussion on “Information Literacy and Workplace Readiness” on April 27

Session on  “Information Literacy and Workplace Readiness” April 27 Today more than ever, success in the classroom and in the workforce depends on the ability to evaluate a rapidly expanding pool of specialized information. Information competence involves a complex set … Continue reading

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Hostos Using Blackboard for Information Literacy Workshops

This semester, for the first time, the library began offering online versions of our information literacy workshops through Blackboard. “Keys to Database Searching” was offered four times and “Finding Articles” class was given twice during the Fall semester. On weekdays, … Continue reading

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