What Students Don’t know

Posted by: | August 26, 2011 | Comments Off on What Students Don’t know

A new study at Illinois Academic Libraries studied college students’ reasons for not approaching academic librarians for help with finding information. According to the study authors, students’ research habits are worse than librarians have realized. Problems include over-reliance on Google, misunderstanding of search logic, and preference for simple databases over scholarly ones. Whose fault is […]

Teaching in August

Posted by: | August 2, 2011 | Comments Off on Teaching in August

Although the library and learning commons are quiet during August, Lam librarians are working hard to prepare and update their instructional sessions for fall. Upcoming classes and orientations that we are currently working on include the MBA Precore, The MBA Core, the JumpStart orientation for international students, the Early Career Master’s orientation, and the MBA […]

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