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Toolkit: Information Has Value- Dispositions

Overview

"Information possesses several dimensions of value, including as a commodity, as a means of education, as a means to influence, and as a means of negotiating and understanding the world. Legal and socioeconomic interests influence information production and dissemination." ACRL Framework

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Learners who are developing their information literate abilities do the following:

Disposition 1

Respect the original ideas of others.

Finding and Citing Images: Responsible Use of Fashion Images- Molly Beestrum, Columbia College, 2017

Masters of the (Citable) Universe: Maximizing Your Use of Reference Management Software- Kirstin Duffin, Eastern Illinois University, 2017

The Scholarly Conversation: Reading & Applying Scholarly Research: Amy Hall & Sarah Leeman, National-Louis University, 2016

Disposition 2

Value the skills, time, and effort needed to produce knowledge.

Finding and Citing Images: Responsible Use of Fashion Images- Molly Beestrum, Columbia College, 2017

Finding, Interpreting, and Evaluating Statistical Data Sources for the Arts- April Levy, Columbia College, 2016

Citing Online Images- Tim Lockman, Kishwaukee College, 2016

Disposition 3

See themselves as contributors to the information marketplace rather than only consumers of it.

The Scholarly Conversation: Reading & Applying Scholarly Research: Amy Hall & Sarah Leeman, National-Louis University, 2016

Disposition 4

Are inclined to examine their own information privilege.


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