Title

The real world: Developing information age issues forums

Document Type

Article

Date of Original Version

12-4-2006

Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of the paper is to describe the development of a series of forums on issues of the information age, created to address ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standard Five. Design/methodology/approach - The paper presents a case study, including citations to relevant literature. Findings - The paper provides a technique for addressing ACRL Information Literacy Standard Five, examples of topics, discussion of logistics, and value to students. Originality/value - The ideas and methods presented in the paper may be used by other librarians to arrange forums at their own institutions. A checklist to assist in preparation is also included.

Publication Title

Reference Services Review

Volume

34

Issue

4

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