This webinar presents research on the role information formats play in student evaluation of search results and identifies practical applications for libraries of all types.
Topics: User Research, Student Support, 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.
Topics: Information Literacy, Student Support
Led by Lynn Silipigni Connaway: An IMLS-funded research project found that while students feel confident judging the credibility of online resources, they struggle to identify an online document's origin and measure its value due to a lack of visual context—an outcome called “container collapse.”
Topics: User Research, Information Literacy, Student Support