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                                              Information Literacy for Science
                                              and Engineering Students

                                              Concepts and Skills
                                              MARY DEJONG
                                              Students majoring in science and engineering disciplines will be entering careers in which
                                              they must be skilled at finding, evaluating, and using information. However, because
                                              mastering information literacy skills within these disciplines is uniquely complex and
                                              challenging, these students need specialized training.

            March 2024, 150pp, 6 1/8x9 1/4    This book teaches students basic skills to do well by decoding real-world information
            Paperback: 978-1-4408-7876-3      literacy problems. It also offers details about the utility, structure, and packaging of
            $55.00, £41.00, €48,00            information, giving students the strong foundation they need to absorb more advanced
            eBook: 978-1-4408-7877-0
                                              concepts in scientific communication. Mary DeJong provides students with a compelling
                                              context and rationale for the skills they are being asked to learn, helping them learn to

            MARY DEJONG  is an associate librarian at   appreciate the value of these skills for career success. Explicit connections are made
            Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library.
                                              between practical information literacy skills and the threshold concepts outlined by the
                                              ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Most important, the
                                              book is written specifically for students, so it’s appropriately thorough, well-paced, and
                                              engaging. In fact, it’s often funny!
                                              •  Helps science and engineering students understand foundational concepts in
                                                information literacy and scientific communication using infographics, illustrations, and
                                                real-life examples

                                              Concise Guide to Information Literacy

                                              3RD EDITION | SCOTT LANNING AND CAITLIN GERRITY
                                               “ strongly advised to consider this valuable work. ”
                                                 Academic libraries and faculty professional development centers are

                                                                                         —Library Journal, June 1, 2022
                                              Both a students’ textbook and an instructional reference for educators, this brief but
                                              information-rich text teaches students what information literacy is and why it’s such
                                              an important skill to develop. Authors Scott Lanning and Caitlin Gerrity concentrate on
                                              developing skills and behaviors that positively impact the information literacy process.
            February 2022, 196pp, 6 1/8x9 1/4  They teach such skills as evaluating and using information and behaviors like exploring,
            Paperback: 978-1-4408-7819-0      analyzing, and creating.
            $50.00, £38.00, €44,00
            eBook: 978-1-4408-7820-6          Updated to incorporate the new AASL standards, this third edition of Concise Guide to
                                              Information Literacy includes new information on the value of curiosity and choice in
            SCOTT LANNING  is associate professor   the research process, offers a new model of the research process (the Reflective Inquiry
            and librarian at Southern Utah University,   Model), and updates the Decision Points Information Seeking Model that describes how
            Cedar City, UT.
                                              student researchers choose to use the information they’ve found. This book has proven to
            CAITLIN GERRITY  is associate professor   be invaluable for high school and college students learning about information literacy and
            and librarian at Southern Utah University,   librarians and teachers in upper high school and community college settings.
            Cedar City, UT.

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