Charleston, SC, USA
This game show-style presentation gives an overview of a study that uses simulations of Google Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs), a think-aloud protocol, and interviews to capture student’s point of selection behavior and real-time cognition in judging the helpfulness, citability, and credibility of online resources.
File: pdf, 3.7MB Topics: Information Literacy
In this keynote presentation, Lynn Silipigni Connaway provides context for the state of information seeking, and makes a case for positioning the library as more than just a place. She also provides examples for both academic and public libraries that are meeting the users where they are.
File: pptx, 27MB Topics: Information Literacy, Student Support
Two of the investigators of the “Researching Students’ Information Choices” project provide an in-depth update on this project that examines and compares the judgments and perceptions of students as they select resources for science-related school inquiry projects.
File: pptx, 70MB Topics: Information Literacy, Research Methods
Washington, DC (USA)
This update from the project Researching Students’ Information Choices (RSIC) includes research and information concepts, methods, and the idea of “container collapse,” which describes the obscuring of information sources from the print containers that once provided visual context and cues to help individuals identify the documents’ origins.
File: ppt, 67MB Topics: Information Literacy, Research Methods
Minneapolis, MN (USA)
Members of the Researching Students’ Information Choices (RSIC) project share results from a study on “point of selection” behavior, that is, the point at which an information seeker determines a resource meets their information need.
File: pdf, 6MB Topics: Information Literacy
Buffalo, NY (USA)
Lynn Silipigni Connaway provides examples and recommendations of how libraries can increase their credibility and information literacy in their communities, whether an academic library or a public library.
File: ppt, 27MB Topics: Information Literacy