The Venn Diagram of Teaching and Librarianship: Partnerships Between the Library and First-Year Writing Programs
Information literacy and first-year writing programs are a natural partnership. Most college composition courses include a research component, and collaboration with librarians on teaching important research skills is a logical step. But what if the collaboration went further? This presentation will examine, through anecdotal evidence, how the principles of librarianship and the information literacy framework established by the ACRL can strengthen first-year writing assignments, resulting in better outcomes for first-year students.