Information Literacy Instruction in C&RL News Article

Welcome to the fall semester! Most likely, it has been a busy start. And, if you happen to be responsible for conducting information literacy instruction sessions and library orientations, you might check out a recent article that appeared in the September issue of C&RL News.

Welty, E., Hofstetter, S., & Schulte, S. J. (2012). Time to re-evaluate how we teach information literacy. College & Research Libraries News, 73(8), 476-477. 

In this article, Welty, Hofstetter, and Schulte describe how they use elements of the PICO question, a feature of Evidence Based Medicine, to enhance their instruction sessions with all students, both medical and nonmedical. They show how adding this technique to their instruction helps their students better understand the research process.

Check it out!