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Ch 8: Information Access & Usage for Library Programs

About This Chapter

Boost your confidence ahead of an important exam with help from this chapter on information usage and access for library programs. Our lessons are all followed by short, multiple-choice quizzes that help you see how you'll do on test day and where you need to focus more study.

Information Access & Usage for Library Programs - Chapter Summary

This engaging chapter covers information access and usage specifically for library programs. You'll review the importance of open and equitable access to library services and how to ensure this access. Once you complete this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Effectively teach digital citizenship and responsible use of technology
  • Teach research skills using proven strategies
  • Prevent and address plagiarism in the classroom
  • Create helpful library bulletin boards

These learning tools have been created by professional instructors to make your study experience helpful and interesting. All of our lessons and quizzes are accessible on your mobile phone, tablet or computer any time of day. Our instructors are available to offer their assistance if you struggle with any of the topics as you work through the chapter.

5 Lessons in Chapter 8: Information Access & Usage for Library Programs
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Equitable & Open Access for Library Services

1. Equitable & Open Access for Library Services

Libraries today are tasked with providing visitors equitable and open access to library materials. This lesson will discuss equitable and open access and provide suggestions for promoting both as part of a library program.

Digital Citizenship: Teaching Responsible Use of Technology

2. Digital Citizenship: Teaching Responsible Use of Technology

Students become digital citizens at a very young age as they learn to use more digital devices. This lesson provides you with tips and strategies for helping your students become responsible digital citizens.

Strategies for Teaching Research Skills

3. Strategies for Teaching Research Skills

In this lesson, we'll explain the importance of research. You'll learn three popular research methods and how to validate information. We'll also explain how to minimize plagiarism and show students how to organize and synthesize information.

Addressing & Preventing Plagiarism in the Classroom

4. Addressing & Preventing Plagiarism in the Classroom

In this lesson, we will define plagiarism, discuss common reasons for students plagiarizing or being tempted to plagiarizing, writing problems that may lead to plagiarism, and tips for teachers to minimize plagiarism in the classroom.

Library Bulletin Board Ideas

5. Library Bulletin Board Ideas

The library can be a challenging space to decorate, since it is used by students of all ages. This lesson gives you some ideas of how you can make your bulletin boards look beautiful and also have meaning for a variety of visitors.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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