Albright College is committed to maintaining the highest standards of information literacy and creative thinking in both its curriculum and its campus culture. The Albright College Gingrich Library provides comprehensive information literacy modules and works diligently with faculty to intergrate the standards set forth by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
Assignments -- Asignments, IL Modules and IL tutorials
ACRL Framework--The new ACRL Framework that replaces the standards
The Old Standards- the ACRL division of the American Library Association has set the highest standards for College and University level Information Literacy. These standards have since been rescinded and replaced with the ACRL Framework.
Getting Assistance -- Who to contact to get assistance.
To introduce and familiarize students with the nuances of subject specific databases, search programs (i.e. SciFinder Scholar, etc.), and print resources
The student will:
Sample Lesson Plan:
Any lesson plan for subject specific databases will depend greatly on the research needs of the students. Therefore, a lesson plan should be developed by the subject liaison librarian and the faculty member to assure that the needs of the students in that particular class are being satisfied with a focus on the specialty features/tools of the chosen database(s). In general, a lesson plan will include lessons that include a: