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The following pages are designed to support the library’s reference and information services to students and faculty.
Visit the library webpage for access to databases and e-resources, research guides and more research help.
You will find here softcopies of my presentations for respective information and research skills classes & workshops.
If you need hard copy, click on the print version (you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader). You will also find Notes given as handouts at selected workshops.
· Contemporary World
from World War II to the Present Evaluation of Internet Resources for History,
Canadian History to 1867, Scholarly history research skills across Voyager OPAC, databases and
the web plus
Canadian History to 1867, Scholarly history research skills across Voyager OPAC and databases
· Canada since
Confederation, Scholarly history research
skills across Voyager OPAC and databases plus
· United States since
1865, Scholarly history research skills across Voyager
OPAC, databases and the web, plus
· University Writing, Scholarly research on topical issues using Voyager
OPAC, databases and online reference sources plus MLA documentation style.
Okanagan College English Department,
· Readings in Short
Fiction & the Novel, Scholarly research
based on literary analysis and criticism resources from Voyager OPAC and
databases plus MLA documentation style. Okanagan College English Department,
· Introduction to
library info skills for Literary Criticism (William Shakespeare & Margaret Laurence) Okanagan College English
· Library research
skills on Voyager OPAC and databases for Argumentative Essay
on topical issues. Okanagan College English Department, Penticton,
· Library Survivor
· Business of Tourism
On the Right Track . Research skills & resources specific to tourism
term projects, across Voyager OPAC, databases, statistical sources, web
· Business of Tourism On the Right Track . Research skills
& resources specific to tourism term projects
Principles: resources & skills for Canadian Company Research,
Introduction to Psychology: PSYCINFO search guide
· The literature guide offers suggestions for organizing your research and contains selected subject specific resources available at Okanagan College Library and via the internet. It is intended to provide a starting point for literary criticism, sufficient for basic research needs.
· Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Temasek Polytechnic, March 2002
This service, co-ordinated by BC ELN (British Columbia Electronic Library Network) is designed to help college and university students in British Columbia with their research for term papers, assignments and other academic projects. Library staff are available to chat in real-time and help you … Real people. Real help.
Canadian and North American perspectives:
WILU most recently
hosted in May 2008 by University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO),
Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL). Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education
(American Library Association, 2000)
For international perspectives, starting with an Australian genesis:
Christine Bruce QUT pages on information literacy
http://www.perceptualworlds.fit.qut.edu.au/ in particular consult
il resources created by Christine & other resources http://www.perceptualworlds.fit.qut.edu.au/il/
Christine’s own research & publication Seven Faces of Information Literacy in Higher Education
For higher education faculty & librarians-
& keep updated via an international info lit blog spot http://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2007/04/christine-bruce-at-lilac.html
IL in tertiary education in Australia
Australian and New Zealand Information Literacy Framework / Alan Bundy 2nd ed 2004 (sponsored by CAUL Information Literacy Working Group – information literacy standards and advice on IL in tertiary education)
Info Lit web pages from Australian universities
including my former library employer,
1. Information Literacy at
COMPASS library help online @ CQU Library
2. Information Literacy at
PILOT, QUT Library's online information literacy tutorial, for undergraduate students covering all facets of information seeking and evaluation.
Advanced Information Retrieval Skills (
More International Perspectives …
Institute for Library and Information Professionals,
CILIP site on information literacy
SCONUL Society of
College, National and University Libraries,
Working Group on Information Literacy
Information Literacy network of Finnish University
IL in Finland : http://www.helsinki.fi/infolukutaito/english/index.htm
from a valued
Debby R. Wegener Training Library Patrons the ADDIE way
Chandos Publishing (
This book takes an informal and in-depth look at the five steps of the ADDIE model - Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation – as used in library training programmes.
Information Literacy Sources, hosted by
IFLA Information Literacy Section
The primary purpose of the Information Literacy Section is to foster international cooperation in the development of education in information skills for all types of libraries.
For membership form and book donations info flyer click here
Upcoming FOL Book Sales:
Summer Outdoor Book
Saturday 21st June, , weather permitting!
Literacy Day mini-book sale @ downtown Kelowna Branch Library,
Saturday 6th September
Thursday 16th, Friday 17th & Saturday 18th October
Adult Books (fiction and non-fiction, soft cover & hard cover), Childrens books, CDs DVDs, records, and much more.
All funds raised go towards special equipment, service
developments and programs at our 3
FOL are major sponsors for Summer Reading Club 2008 at
Friends also host authors, guest speakers and events to stimulate use of the libraries, their resources and services, and to support their role in promoting the lifelong joys of reading and the value of literacy.
CONSAL Congress of Southeast Asian
Librarians, hosted by National Library
Queensland University Library (Rockhampton QLD,
Queensland University Librarians
Office of Cooperation (QULOC),
Vaasa University of Applied Sciences
World Library and Information
Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference and Council
"Libraries without borders: Navigating towards global understanding"
Library and Information Congress: 76th IFLA General Conference and Council
Last updated 9 September 2008