Category Archives: Weekly Modules & Resources

Welcome to Module 14: Expanding Roles

No longer just storage space for books, 21st-century libraries are constantly evolving to maintain their relevancy and popularity with users. They are places where people gather to explore, interact, and imagine, and the onslaught of technologically-mediated life makes libraries’ cultural and community offerings more important than ever. Module 14 focuses on new models of service […]

Welcome to Module 11: Teaching and Learning

Greetings all! Now we turn our attention to librarians and information professionals encouraging and supporting learning for their communities. The exchange of information and knowledge within communities of learners is an area ripe for exploration.  How people learn, what motivates them, and how we can assess them are viable questions for information professionals. 

Welcome to Module 6: Research-based Information Resources

This week, we explore the many types of research-based information sources and their various uses. The goal is to introduce you to how these information sources are created and used so that you’ll become a more discriminating information provider.  This week’s lecture also introduces the concept of the “information cycle” (see below infographic) and describes the […]