Integration of Information and Scientific Literacy: Promoting Literacy in Undergraduates

  title={Integration of Information and Scientific Literacy: Promoting Literacy in Undergraduates},
  author={Jason A. Porter and Kevin C. Wolbach and Catherine B. Purzycki and Leslie A. Bowman and Eva Agbada and Alison M. Mostrom},
  booktitle={CBE life sciences education},
The Association of College and Research Libraries recommends incorporating information literacy (IL) skills across university and college curricula, for the goal of developing information literate graduates. Congruent with this goal, the Departments of Biological Sciences and Information Science developed an integrated IL and scientific literacy (SL) exercise for use in a first-year biology course. Students were provided the opportunity to access, retrieve, analyze, and evaluate primary… CONTINUE READING


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