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Libr 200 Fall 2010 Online, Rob Morrison Oct 2010

Libr 200 Fall 2010 Online, Rob Morrison

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Libr 200 Fall 2010 Face-Face, Rob Morrison Oct 2010

Libr 200 Fall 2010 Face-Face, Rob Morrison

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Libr 200 Summer 2010, Rob Morrison Jul 2010

Libr 200 Summer 2010, Rob Morrison

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Culturally Relevant Information Literacy, Rob Morrison Jun 2010

Culturally Relevant Information Literacy, Rob Morrison

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This paper is a qualitative case study of the role of culture in the information-seeking process. This study revealed that culture does affect how we locate, evaluate and value information and thus specific kinds of knowledge. Librarians and educators must engage in discussions on “Critical Information Literacy” where information is tied to knowledge creation that does not limit learners to a specific cultural worldview. Information and information-seeking processes cannot be separated from knowledge production


Librarianship In The 21st Century: Lessons In Leadership, Rob Morrison, Jack Fritts Mar 2010

Librarianship In The 21st Century: Lessons In Leadership, Rob Morrison, Jack Fritts

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Many of the challenges librarians face in the 21st century have existed for years and reflect the nature of higher education and society in the United States. One issue the presenters have observed is that librarians, like many educators, react to rapidly changing systems, pressures, economics, and technologies by “balancing” workloads and budgets and not by deeply reflecting on how to change strategies in order to integrate themselves more fully into academic curricula, prove the library’s value to administrators, and develop meaningful services and resources.

In order to thrive and survive, librarians must be proactive at their institutions in ...


Libr 200 Winter 2010, Rob Morrison Jan 2010

Libr 200 Winter 2010, Rob Morrison

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