Belmont’s Bunch Local library is one of ten university and university collections that recently participated in Project Information Literacy, a large-scale, national analyze about early men and women and their research behaviors. Coordinator of Investigation Services Jenny Generators and Research and Instruction Librarian Claire Wiley facilitated the investigation, in partnership with Senior Movie director of Alumni Associations Debbie Coppinger and?Producer of Advancement Services John Hostler. The study questioned and interviewed?Belmont graduate students during 2017-15 on their long-term learning needs immediately after college and what information sources and programs they use for continued learning.
The full record, “Staying Smart: How Current Graduates Continue to Discover Once They Complete School,” has just already been released, along with a quick video, “Major Findings: PIL’s Life time Learning Study.In .?Visit the library’s Information Literacy LibGuide to learn about the local library instruction program.
Among a lot of interesting findings, your research reveals that Eighty seven percent of young adults still rely on publications for staying informed. A large majority likewise felt prepared to assess search results when looking for info.
In an article from Inside Increased Ed, Project Material Literacy has been known as “hands-down the most important long-term, multi-institutional research project ever before launched on how college students use information for college and beyond.”