What is information literacy?
Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.” American Library Association. Presidential Committee on Information Literacy. Final Report. (Chicago: American Library Association, 1989.)
The person who can:
Teaching library users how to:
1. Orientation training for freshmen – an hour training, which is within the framework of the whole Freshmen Orientation Week. First year students are given the ABC of the library - library’s facilities, resources and services, overall organization of the library, policies and procedures, library webpage, library catalog etc.
2. In-class training for students General Library instruction – These presentations are integrated within the ENG102 classes. The presentation includes a detailed instruction on the 7 steps of research: identifying and developing a topic, finding background information, finding books, periodicals articles (print and electronic) and internet resources, evaluation of sources and citation.
Discipline-specific Library instruction – These are presentations tailored to a specific class topic. They can include a very detailed instruction on using a discipline-specific database, information on the topic in other databases, a selection of reference materials on the topic, specifics in searching for information on the internet on the topic and others. They can also be tailored to a specific course assignment.
3. Personal training for students and faculty. You are more than welcome to schedule individual training on all topics related to the library, its resources and the research process. Just contact the Information literacy librarian.
AUBG Business Professor Arthur Pantelides has 25 years of professional experience at leadership positions in engineering, project management, manufacturing, and strategic planning in Asia, Europe and the U.S. His biggest passion, however, is teaching and he uses his practical experience to offer students at AUBG a real-world perspective on the problems discussed in the classroom. https://www.aubg.edu/news/aubg-business-professor-arthur-pantelides-brings-real-world-into-the-classroom-1555
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After AUBG scored an all-time high in the eighth edition of the Bulgarian University Rankings at the end of 2018, AUBG President Steven Sullivan received the award at an official ceremony Feb. 12. AUBG’s Business Administration, Economics, Journalism and Mass Communication, and Political Science and International Relations programs have been rated as the best in the country.