Information behaviour/ information literacy journal in Second Life – Wednesday November 24th 12 noon SLT

The information behaviour/ information literacy journal club continues in Second Life, the virtual world.  All are welcome to participate (you need a SL avatar and the SL software on your computer). These are both one hour sessions with a short introduction in voice, and main discussion in text chat.

*** November Journal club meeting
When: Wednesday November 24th 12 noon SLT (same as US Pacific time, 8pm UK time, see for times elsewhere).  Where: Infolit iSchool
Pancha Enzyme (Edinburgh University) leads a discussion on: Sundin, O. & Francke, H. (2009). “In search of credibility: pupils’ information practices in learning environments” Information Research, 14(4) paper 418. [Available at]  Please read the article – to start things off we’d like you to think about the
– What strengths/weaknesses do you see in this study?
– How do you address assessment of authority/credibility in your information literacy teaching?
– What changes, if any, does this study prompt you to think about making to your current practice?

*** December journal club meeting
When: 15 December 2010, 12 noon SL time(see for times elsewhere)
Where: Venue:
In December’s journal club, Maggie Kohime (Sheffield University) will lead discussion on Hauxwell, H. (2008) Information literacy at the Service Desk: the role of circulations staff in promoting information literacy. Journal of Information Literacy, 2(2),

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