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Research Roadmap is an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills. The tutorial covers the basics, including how to select a topic and develop research questions, select, search for, find, and evaluate information sources. It also covers the ethics of information use, including copyright and fair use, how to avoid plagiarism, and how to cite sources correctly.
ACRL/EBSS Education Guides Repository
This Guide is a repository to a diverse sampling of Education Research Guides for librarians that have a liaison area in...
International Society for Knowledge Organization
This website of the International Society for Knowledge Organization includes their journal, efforts by different...
The Information Literacy User's Guide: An Open, Online Textbook
Good researchers have a host of tools at their disposal that make navigating today’s complex information ecosystem much...
LibGuides: ACRL Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Home
Library online guide to information and resources on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) for library services.
Guias Temáticos de Apoio: GUIA DA BIBLIOTECA PARA NOVOS ESTUDANTES: Início
Guias Temáticos de Apoio: GUIA DA BIBLIOTECA PARA NOVOS ESTUDANTES: Início
The Role of Librarians in Supporting ICT Literacy
Librarians in educational settings try to provide not only physical access but also intellectual access to recorded...
The ConnectedLib Toolkit was created to help librarians incorporate digital media into their work with youth to promote...
Do Academic Libraries Protect Privacy in the Digital Age?
The library profession has a long history of safeguarding user privacy, but how well do academic libraries protect...
Open Practices for PNW Librarians
On May 11, 2018, Open Oregon Educational Resources hosted a two-hour online program for Pacific Northwest librarians to...
Using Student Outcomes Data in OER Courses
As OER programs mature, we’re starting to get more data on student outcomes – and not all of the results are positive....
Writing Information Literacy Assessment Plans: A Guide to Best Practice
This paper explains how academic librarians add value to the teaching and learning missions of their institutions though...
Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline
The “Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices" guideline articulates elements...
Credo InfoLit Learning Community
Credo Reference has an InfoLit Learning Community that is free and open to anyone. It links to field-based resources on...
Expanding Perspectives in Your Search
This tutorial challenges researchers to actively seek sources that push outside of their initial perspective. With a more...
Research impact of a journal, an article, an author
This web-based guide will help researchers, authors, and students to track and measure the impact of research, whether...
Concept & Literature Mapping: a tutorial
The interactive tutorial that allows to search and organize the literature for analysis and synthesis of educational...
Introduction to International Copyright Law
This article addresses international copyright law, which is a mix of copyright treaties and domestic copyright laws, and...
Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy
Citizen Science: Open Science, Society, and Policy is an excellent review of Citizen Science that brings together some of...
OER: A Field Guide for Academic Librarians
We intend this book to act as a guide writ large for would-be champions of OER, that anyone—called to action by the...
Preservation 101 is a free online textbook that provides a basic introduction to the concepts and standards used to build...
Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication
The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication seeks to share useful innovations, both in thought and in...
College & Research Libraries
College & Research Libraries (C&RL) is the official scholarly research journal of the Association of College & Research...
Making Institutional Repositories Work
Quickly following what many expected to be a wholesale revolution in library practices, institutional repositories...
Meaningful Metrics: A 21st-Century Librarian’s Guide to Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, and Research Impact
What does it mean to have meaningful metrics in today’s complex higher education landscape? With a foreword by Heather...
Sylvia MoesVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Lisa BrunickAugustana University
Katie PierceTexas A and M University System - Tarleton State University
Carol HutteChaffey College
John MartinUniversity of North Texas
Shannon PohrteElgin Community/Technical College
Lori ReedPensacola Junior College
Tymmi WoodsArizona Community/Technical College Board - Arizona Western College
Jeph KoUniversity of South Australia
Wanda PerezFlorida Institute of Technology
quinto MartinSeton Hill College
elfi moralitasriwijaya university
Anita McRaryCatawba Valley Community/Technical College
Polly Boruff-JonesIndiana University System - Indiana University-Kokomo
Sarah McGillAultman College
Eduardo Cruz-PalaciosSpanish National Research Council
Amy SmithH. Councill Trenholm State Technical College
Melissa CrowUniversity of Southern California
Erica KnappNortheast Iowa Community/Technical College
whitney sproulSalt Lake City Community/Technical College
Jennifer FarquharSuffolk County Community/Technical College
Maureen AldenFort Lewis College
Thomas San FilippoWheaton College
Elizabeth CheneyCalifornia State University, Northridge
Materials by Discipline
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Library & Information Services on the Web
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Community back-to-school fair showcases county's resources
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