Information Literacy in the Wild

Information Literacy in the Wild is a collection of essays completed by students at the University of Michigan focusing on Information Literacy as it works (or doesn’t)  in all sorts of libraries.

From the editor, Kristin Fontichiaro

So much of library literature is written as if there’s never a problem — everything goes off without a hitch. Ooh, doesn’t that make us jealous? But what I love about the deft hand of these writers is that they lift the veil and show you when the boat rocked and then what they did to right it…

… So if you want to know what happened when a bird unit flew into a Physics classroom, what Lady Gaga has to do with synthesis, what it means to use a chainsaw to cut cake, what a Tyrannosaurus rex has to do with information literacy, or what database-a-phobia is, we hope you’ll download our book.

The book is free and can be downloaded for e-readers or as a pdf.

And while you’re on the Smashwords site, you could also download another free collection of essays edited by Kristin Fontichiaro, School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come

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