Ilana Stonebraker

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A team of librarians in the Parrish Library for Management and Economics at Purdue University transformed a business information literacy course from a traditional lecture, 40 student, computer-lab class into multiple sections of a flipped, 70 student, non-lab team-based classroom in order to meet the request of the Krannert School of Management that the(More)
The Parrish Library Case Competition is an annual library-administered, library-sponsored case competition where teams of undergraduate students compete against one another to make better evidence-based decisions for business problems. This article includes a description the case competition as a resource for other libraries interested in sponsoring similar(More)
Realizing critical business information literacy: Opportunities, definitions, and best practices" (2017). Abstract What does it mean to an ethical businessperson, and how does an ethical businessperson create, locate, organize and evaluate business information? Critical business information literacy (CBIL) is the application of social justice to business(More)
Studies have shown that introducing additional information without context leads to worse decision-making. Informed leadership is the purposeful integration of information into decision management. This paper reframes information literacy as decision management using elements of evidence-based management. It highlights strategies such as decision awareness,(More)
This study examines the impact on student performance after interactive and non-interactive tutorials using a 2x2 treatment-control design. In an undergraduate management course, a control group watched a video tutorial while the treatment group received the same content using a dynamic tutorial. Both groups received the same quiz questions. Using effect(More)
The objective of this study is to examine the impact of incorporating user experience study methods into library database purchase and renewal. Purdue University Libraries introduced a heuristic evaluation into an existing yearly database review. Commonly used in usability and human factors engineering, heuristic evaluation is an innovative and dynamic(More)
At a large, public, Midwestern, American university, business librarians teach a required, one-credit information literacy course geared towards lower-division students in the school of management. In order to determine the lasting effects of the course, a longitudinal study of individual students' performance on three pre/post-test surveys was conducted(More)