BOK 4 The information Access Process
What is included in BoK 4?
- Understanding how people find information.
- Developing literacies for accessing and using information.
- Using reference and research skills.
- Promoting the benefits of reading and lifelong learning.
When reflecting on your activities, ask yourself - 'What did you learn or practise in this area?' 'How did this impact on your work?' 'What did you do as a result of the activity?'
Some examples of activities include:
- Designing a web page to help customers find specific resources.
- Giving a presentation on how to do a literature review.
- Developing web pages/brochures of key Māori information resources – manaakitanga.
- Working with someone to find the best resources for their research topic.
- Writing a conference paper on an information literacy project.
- Attending an information literacy training seminar.
- Training other library staff in subject specific databases.
- Using a library blog for readers advisory.
- Showing students how to use AnyQuestions and ManyAnswers.
- Facilitating a book group.
- Reading an article about the reference interview.
- Teaching seniors how to use the internet.
- Showing a community group how to use the library.
- Discussing the role of Library staff in supporting students taking a MOOC.