From Information Literate to Information Fluent: The Role of Libraries in Preparing 21st Century Citizens
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)
Description: Librarians are increasingly important in helping students, pre-K through 20 and beyond, to move beyond the skills of Information Literacy and become Information Fluent in order to successfully navigate the Knowledge Economy. In this session, Dr. Alan Bearman will discuss how, with the help of a Lyrasis Catalyst Grant, the Washburn University librarians are collaborating with other regional librarians to develop a culture of Information Fluency in their service region.
About the Presenter:
A first-generation student and a native of London, England, Dr. Alan Bearman holds a Ph.D. in History from Kansas State University, along with undergraduate and Master’s degrees from Murray State University and the University of Kentucky. He is a Professor in the History of Christianity and Early American History at Washburn University where he is also the founding Dean of the combined University Libraries and the Center for Student Success and Retention.
Can’t make it to the live show? That’s okay. The session will be recorded and available on the Carterette Series Webinars site for later viewing.
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