For those of you, who like me missed the announcement –
RIN commissioned and published earlier this month a report on “The role of research supervisors in information literacy”. The report highlights that research students are consistent in looking to their supervisor as a source of information and guidance. In addition research supervisors’ practice in supporting students development of IL, and research student satisfaction, varies enormously between different supervisors, let alone institutions.
You can find the full report at http://www.rin.ac.uk/our-work/researcher-development-and-skills/information-handling-training-researchers/research-superv