Librarians have rightly focused their efforts on helping students acquire the information literacy skills needed to complete academic research while in college, but what comes after? While the way we teach information literacy may be a good preparation for those students going on to graduate school, many of us teach in institutions where a majority of our students will be heading directly to the workplace after they graduate. What information literacy skills are most important in the workplace? What are the differences or similarities in the process of finding and using information? What can librarians do to help prepare these students to use their information literacy skills in a new context?

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