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
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
Learn about the Digital Visitors and Residents project, how research supporting the project was completed, results focused on digital literacy, and recommendations for libraries.
Topics: User Research, Information Literacy
Learn more about OCLC's Digital Visitors and Residents work, identifying how individuals are engaging with technology, acquiring information, and why they make their choices.
Topics: Digital Visitors and Residents, User Research, Information Literacy
Washington, D.C. (USA)
In this presentation, Silipigni Connaway describes how people determine whether an online information source is credible and how libraries can play a role in ensuring patrons are accessing trustworthy sources.
Topics: Information Literacy, User Research