Reference Services Review: Volume 44 Issue 4

Reference and instructional services for libraries in the digital age


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Library instruction and information literacy 2015

Latisha Reynolds, Samantha McClellan, Susan Finley, George Martinez, Rosalinda Hernandez Linares

This paper aims to highlight recent resources on information literacy (IL) and library instruction, providing an introductory overview and a selected annotated bibliography of…


A constellation to guide us: An interview with Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe about the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

Christine Bombaro, Pamela Harris, Kerri Odess-Harnish

The purpose of this paper was to ask Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor/Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction in the University Library at the University…


The Framework is elitist

Christine Bombaro

This paper aims to question whether the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education adheres to the theory upon which it was based and to examine the actions of the…


A survey of information literacy credit courses in US academic libraries: Prevalence and characteristics

Nadine Cohen, Liz Holdsworth, John M. Prechtel, Jill Newby, Yvonne Mery, Jeanne Pfander, Laurie Eagleson

There is a lack of data about information literacy (IL) credit courses in US academic libraries. This paper aims to provide a detailed snapshot of IL credit courses, including…


Buy, borrow, or access online?: Format behaviors among college freshmen in a reading-intensive course

Diane Mizrachi

This paper aims to investigate the reading format choices of students in a reading-intensive course when faced with options of purchasing their assigned readings in print…

Is the need for mediated reference service in academic libraries fading away in the digital environment?

Aditi Bandyopadhyay, Mary Kate Boyd-Byrnes

Academic libraries are experiencing numerous changes in their services due to high demands for digital resources and changes in users’ information needs and expectations. Many…

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