Inflammatory Statement: Transliteracy is Information Literacy for latecomers

I’ve been reading and listening to the discussions about Transliteracy, and last week went to a one-day conference on the topic. And I’ve come to a conclusion. “Transliteracy” is what people who’ve been doing Bibliographic Instruction and calling it Information Literacy have started calling Information Literacy now that they’re finally on board with Information Literacy’s

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Philosophy of librarianship: sketch of a draft

Some people were talking about their philosophies of librarianship recently. I’ve never had to write one up formally (and I hope I never have to). But some points I might include keep floating through my head in vague but important-feeling ways. Librarianship is collaborative by nature. Nothing we have or do makes any sense at

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