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Resources for Instructors

The Library Instructor Development Program (IDP) is designed to help library instructors improve our teaching skills. Our plan is to provide many different means to do so: formal presentations, ideas you can try on your own, readings, videos, discussions, sharing knowledge within our community of practice 1 and more.


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UK government pitches digital skills charter, but is it inclusion or delusion?

UK government pitches digital skills charter, but is it inclusion or delusion? | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

It’s always been the elephant in the room when it comes to ‘digital by default’ policies across government. From the government perspective, shifting to digital channels makes perfect sense, especially in an age of austerity....

 

digital, inclusion, skills, cabinet office, universal credit, online, service delivery,

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Strategies for Engaging Students' Curiosity (with Information Literacy)

Strategies for Engaging Students' Curiosity (with Information Literacy) | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
I've been thinking quite a bit lately about curiosity - "the desire to know more" - and how we can facilitate students' curiosity within the context of information literacy instruction. One reason ...

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Handbook for Information Literacy Teaching | Cardiff University

 

INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

 


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TRECCAfrica II Doctoral Scholarship For African Universities

Apply For TRECCAfrica II Doctoral Scholarship To African Universities
The call for Target Group 1 applications for TRECCAfrica II PhD full-degree scholarships is currently open until 15 May 2014.

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Introduction to "Super Closed Access Journals"

Introduction to "Super Closed Access Journals" | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
There is a new class of scholarly journal. These journals are not open-access. You can't purchase their articles individually. Individuals cannot subscribe to them. The only way to access their con...
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IT PPP S14 Yellowstone National Park jlr

A brief slide show about Yellowstone National Park

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Symposium Recap: Informed Consent in Community Participatory Research

Symposium Recap: Informed Consent in Community Participatory Research | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Not only were researchers selling the blood of study participants to Satanists, but they were using the profits to buy new vehicles, which they’d brazenly drive to follow-up visits. At least, that ...
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Communicating the Value of Information Literacy...

Communicating the Value of Information Literacy... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
We hope that the presentation may be of some use to librarians who are tasked with the job of working with other faculty to embed information literacy into their university curriculum.
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Libraries Annual Report: Relations Between Libraries and Publishers Over ... - Digital Book World

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Guelph scientist uses crowd funding to research cancer-fighting gut bacteria - Guelph Mercury

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Guelph scientist uses crowd funding to research cancer-fighting gut bacteria
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Reached by phone on Monday afternoon, Bent said she hopes the community will come through and fund this preliminary research.
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Seeing the bigger picture: information literacy skills for Art and Design

Seeing the bigger picture: information literacy skills for Art and Design | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
This teachmeet is aimed at information professionals working with students in creative disciplines, including Art, Design, Fashion, Textiles, Architecture and the Performing Arts.
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