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Engelond: a model for faculty-librarian collaboration in the information age

Information technology and libraries [March 2000]


Copyright (c) 2000 Library Information and Technology Association

Abstract: The question of how best to incorporate information literacy instruction into the academic curriculum has long been a leading concern of academic librarians. In recent years, this issue has grown beyond the boundaries of professional librarianship and has become a general concern regularly addresssed by classroom faculty, educational administrators, and even regional accrediting organizations and state legislatures. This essay reports on the success of a pilot program in course-integration information literacy instruction in the field of medieval studies. The author''s experience with the "Engelond" project provides a model for the ways in which information literacy instruction can be effectively integrated into the academic curriculum, and for the ways in which a successful pilot program can both lead the way for further development of the general instructional program in an academic library, and serve as a springboard for future collaborative projects between classroom faculty and academic librarians.

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Information technology and libraries
Publication Info:Volume 19 Number 1
Issue:March 2000
Publisher:Library Information and Technology Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Scott Walter (, formerly Humanities and Educaton Reference Librarian, University of Missourim ­Kansas City, now is Information ServicesLibrarian, Ohio State University.
Subject: Information literacy instruction
Record Number:8535
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00