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Community Researcher Assignments for Information Literacy Classes

Background Sources for Service Learning and Information Literacy Classes

Barry, M. (2011). Research for the greater good: Incorporating service learning in an information literacy course at Wright State University. College & Research Libraries News, 72(6), 345-348.

Herther, N. K. (2008). Service learning and engagement in the academic library:  Operating out of the box.  College & Research Libraries News 69(7), 386-389.           

Meyer, N. J. & Miller,  I. R.  (2008). The Library as service-learning  partner: A win–win collaboration with students and faculty.  College & Undergraduate Libraries 15(4), 399-413.           

Riddle, J. S. (2003).  Where’s the library in service learning?: Models for engaged library instruction.  The Journal of academic librarianship 29(2), 71-81.


More Library Service Learning Information Resources


Brzozowski, B., Homenda, N., & Roy, L. (2012). The Value of Service Learning Projects in Preparing LIS Students for Public Services Careers in Public Libraries. The Reference Librarian, 53(1), 24-40.

Dewey, M. (1894). School of library economy at Columbia College. Library Journal, 9, 118.


Dilevko, J. (2010). The politics of professionalism: A retro-progressive proposal for librarianship. Library Juice Press, LLC.


Oberg, D., & Samek, T. (1999). Humble empowerment: the LIS practicum.PNLA Quarterly, 63(3), 20-22.

Pierce, J. B. (2005). Library students making a difference. American Libraries,36(7), 83.


Roy, L., Jensen, K., & Meyers, A. H. (2009). Service learning: Linking library education and practice. American Library Association.


Roy, L. (2001). Diversity in the classroom: Incorporating service-learning experiences in the library and information science curriculum. Journal of Library Administration, 33(3-4), 213-228.


Roy, L. (2010). Engaging LIS students in reference work through online answer boards. The Reference Librarian, 51(2), 97-107.