cousins, text, and info lit pit

Meeting Dave Sim’s cousin {via}

Comics for this week, Flight 2 comes out and I am ashamed to admit that my copy of Flight 1 vanished when I was on an apartment cleaning binge and I haven’t read it yet 🙁

Texts in Context {via}

Notes from Google Scholar blog on ACRL
. I can see why the Information Literacy pendulum is swinging. I’m not saying that teaching people how to use the library isn’t a Good Thing (it is my job after all), but sometimes ‘Information Literacy’ seems more like a misguided branding effort that only librarians understand as opposed to something substantive. Why aren’t we also doing cool interface design while we are teaching hard to use research tools?