Information literacy (IL) continues to be a major area of focus for academic librarians. Even as forces of change in the form of severe budget reductions, loss of positions, shifts in collection management, and changing technologies, have hit libraries hard in the early 21st century, their commitment to providing high quality IL instruction remains strong. An examination of recent strategic plans from academic libraries reveals continued emphasis on the teaching role of librarianship with organizational units dedicated to IL instruction and student engagement.1 IL initiatives across campuses have moved well beyond the traditional face-to-face instruction session and now librarians deliver instruction in a variety of styles, varying in length, format, and emphasis.
Matteson, M., Farooq, O., & Mease, D. (2013). Feeling our Way: Emotional Intelligence and Information Literacy Competency. Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, April 12, 2013. Indianapolis, IN.