Art Libraries Journal 42.2: Information Literacy in UK and US Art Libraries

Dear all,

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new special issue of the Art Libraries Journal (vol. 42 no. 2, April 2017) dedicated to ‘Information Literacy in UK and US Art Libraries’.

Contents include:

Editors’ note – Leo Appleton and Gustavo Grandal Montero

Viewpoint: Postcards from the edge: a journey of transition from art librarian to educational developer – Annamarie McKie

Metaliteracies, creative practitioners and art libraries: a critical review of the literature – Duncan Chappell

Who invited the librarian? Studio critiques as a site of information literacy education – Larissa Garcia and Ashley Peterson

Assessing the impact of library instruction on studio-based research: developing a qualitative model – Ellen Petraits

The legacy of the Information Competencies for Students in Design Disciplines – Barbara Opar

Learning to look critically: teaching and learning visual literacy in art and design librarianship – Amanda Meeks

A short history of visual literacy: the first five decades – Alan Michelson

Object literacy at University College London Library Services – Tabitha Tuckett and Liz Lawes

Strategic approaches to teaching and learning development for art and design librarians – Leo Appleton and Elizabeth Staddon

Reviews – Tanya Pohrt

Available now online for ARLIS UK & Ireland members and ALJ subscribers. Abstracts freely available to all:

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ALJ Editorial Team