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ERIC Number: EJ792887
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1531-2542
An Analysis of the Impact of Federated Search Products on Library Instruction Using the ACRL Standards
Cox, Christopher
portal: Libraries and the Academy, v6 n3 p253-267 Jul 2006
Federated search products are becoming more and more prevalent in academic libraries. What are the implications of this phenomenon for instruction librarians? An analysis of federated search products using the "Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education" and a thorough review of the literature offer insight concerning whether these tools will have an impact on student information literacy and, in turn, what we emphasize in the classroom.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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