Monthly Archives: June 2010

Real life information literacy

I recently saw a very interesting case study of information literacy in a blog I follow, but before I tell that story, I need to provide a little background first. About a month ago I attended two information literacy events at Purdue University: the first was a day-long workshop by Ross Todd, from the library […]

Uphill, both ways, in the snow

I am old enough to have used the Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature, in print. There. I said it.  As a matter of fact, I used print indices of various sorts right through my undergraduate degree and my first graduate program.  (Ah, those print volumes of RILM, eventually supplanted by the CD-ROM version that ran […]