Librarians at NorQuest Library have a Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies. They are experts in the organization, evaluation, and retrieval of information. Their primary responsibility is the development of information literacy skills in students.
Through a blend of services and modes of delivery (all online for now), students have the opportunity to learn about:
*Research instruction sessions are designed to meet the needs of individual assignments and should be scheduled for when students are ready to conduct their research
Contact your liaison librarian for more information about instruction and embedding an online course into your Moodle Master. We offer:
Information Literacy forms the basis for what we most often describe as "library instruction." It is a set of abilities that enable individuals to:
In today's world these skills are more essential than ever, and will prove invaluable to NorQuest students as they pursue their careers.
Information literacy is fundamental to lifelong learning. As stated in the Alexandria Proclamation, "it is a basic human right in a digital world and promotes social inclusion of all nations" (UNESCO, 2005).
Indigenous Information Literacy focuses on aspects of information literacy and library instruction that relate to Indigenous peoples' histories and cultures, reconciliation, and cultivating decolonial, anti-oppressive, anti-racist information practices. To learn more, visit our Indigenous Information Literacy Guide.