The workshop will introduce participants to methods of credibility assessment instruction for young adults.

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 Joint ALA / iPAC library broadband speed test shows increased capacity; room still for improvement.

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iPAC releases study of State Library Agencies (SLA) that assess the current SLA context, configuration, location within state government, and critical success factors. Read more
State Library Agency Report Released
iPAC Co-Director John Bertot selected by the iSchool Student Groups as the winner of the inaugural iSchool Student Group Faculty Award Read more
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John Bertot receives iSchool Student Group Faculty Award

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
The iSchool Student Groups selected iPAC Co-Director John Bertot as the winner of their inaugural iSchool Student Group Faculty Award.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
iPAC releases study of State Library Agencies (SLA) that assess the current SLA context, configuration, location within state government, and critical success factors.

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Libraries and Local Big Data

In Fall 2015, the iSchool will launch a new specialization: Community Analytics & Policy (CAP) within the MLS program that focuses on the intersection of analytics, policy, and data.

Improving the Health Literacy, Health-Related Self-Efficacy, and Long-Term Health Outlook of Disadvantaged Youth through the Facilitation of Scientific Inquiry and Information Literacy Skills

Youth are increasingly engaging in self-directed information-seeking behavior on the Internet. This is particularly true for health information (Fergie, Hunt, & Hilton, 2013; Franck, Noble, & McEvoy, 2008; Kaiser Family Foundation, 2001; Smart et al, 2012). At the same time, studies have shown that youth often struggle to find credible and relevant sources (Gray et al, 2005; Eastin, 2008; Flanagin & Metzger, 2008).