Category Archives: Information Literacy

Spot Fake News in 10 Quick Steps

Identify fake news yourself with this quick, 10-step guide from information giant, Lexis Nexis. It’s easy and fast.  Follow this link for the PDF guide which can be downloaded or printed if you like.  http://tinyurl.com/y9lgnayf  

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Academic Libraries have a Positive Impact on Student Learning and Success

A recent, in-depth study by The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) shows that academic libraries contribute to student learning and success. Below are the 5 outcomes of the investigation. Students benefit from library instruction in their initial coursework. Library … Continue reading

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Nationwide Glitch Affects Google Scholar

Recently the “Library Links” settings used by Google Scholar researchers across North America inexplicably disappeared.  To understand the issue at hand, a brief explanation of this customizable search feature is in order. Google Scholar indexes articles, theses, books, conference proceedings … Continue reading

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Information Literacy Workshop Changes Coming This Fall

The library is working over the summer to make a number of changes to the information literacy program at Wayne College. There are two primary reasons for the change: We anticipate the advent of the GenEd Core online courses will … Continue reading

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