Information Literacy in the Lab: Graduate Teaching Experiences in First-Year Biology.


  • Catherine Lantz



The author interviewed 10 graduate teaching assistants leading lab sessions for first-year biology about how they introduce students to scientific literature. Qualitative data analysis of the interview transcripts revealed that both first-year students and graduate teaching assistants (many of whom are first-year teachers) struggle with information literacy concepts involved in searching for and evaluating scientific literature. I discuss possible ways that librarians can help. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]


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How to Cite

Lantz, C. (2016). Information Literacy in the Lab: Graduate Teaching Experiences in First-Year Biology. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (85).



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