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The Purdue University Libraries, Discovery Learning Research Center, and Center for Instructional Excellence present   The 5th Information Literacy Research Symposium   “Toward Informed Learning in Professional Practice”   By Dr. Mary Somerville   Tuesday, October 29, 2013 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Purdue University West Lafayette Campus   During the morning presentation, eminent library […]

Information literacy scholar, Dr. Christine Bruce, presented the 2012 Information Literacy Research Symposium on August 13, 2012 in Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B848. This event was co-sponsored by the Purdue University Libraries and the Discovery Learning and Research Center (DLRC). Dr. Bruce outlined informed learning, a pedagogy for teaching how to use information in subject-focused […]

As part of the Information Literacy Symposium series directed by Dr. Sharon Weiner, Dr. Paulette Kerr gave a lecture and workshop at Purdue on Friday, November 11, 2011. Both the morning and afternoon sessions were quite intriguing, as Dr. Kerr shared the findings from her doctoral research into espoused and practiced theories that inform information […]

Project investigators from the University of Washington iSchool choose Purdue University to release the results of the 2010 Project Information Literacy (PIL) study. Dr. Alison Head led a day-long symposium on October 27.  Forty invited members who attended included representatives of the PIL Board, Board of Directors of the National Forum on Information Literacy, members […]