Information Literacy Spaces



That Was Then….

As a sole charge librarian, my daily routine before involvement in this project would have included any or all of the following tasks: Cataloguing and processing of resources Issuing and returning of books Planning and setting up displays Shelf tidying... Continue Reading →

How far we have come!

As we head in to the last few months of our 3 year project it seemed timely to have a look back at the blog posts we have shared over this time. We, the project team, are thinking hard about... Continue Reading →

Is presence by inference good enough?

Image from: In November last year, with the end of the school year in sight, the Tomorrow’s Schools Independent Task Force published its report entitled Te Whiria Nga Kura Tuatinitini: Our Schooling Futures: Stronger Together. The Task Force, chaired... Continue Reading →

The room of requirement – really?

We are now two thirds of the way through our research on teacher-librarian partnerships, and over the summer I’ve been reflecting back on these last two years and all we have learned. It has been a truly joyous project. For... Continue Reading →

The mature student encounters the wonders of library services

Kia ora! For those of you who don’t know me I’m Rose, the administrator and junior researcher for the IL Spaces team. I wrote a blog post when I first started in this role, explaining my bourgeoning understanding of information... Continue Reading →

Sustainability, Information Literacy, and Libraries.

I'm involved with a professional learning community at Victoria called VicTeach. We recently ran a session about sustainability in teaching and learning in conjunction with Victoria’s sustainability office. The office focuses on the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs). The SDGs... Continue Reading →

No Shelves Required

Kia ora koutou katoa. I’m Catherine Doughty and I lead information literacy (IL) teaching at Whitireia Library. I have taught IL at a high school library, at public libraries, and at Whitireia, taking every opportunity to introduce IL skills to... Continue Reading →

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