A bibliography on business information literacy

You may already know that I have been working on a series of training videos for undergraduate business students – essentially an information literacy program for the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. These videos aim to present research skills and eventually a reflective model on information seeking and use behavior.

To assist me in this process, I’ve created an open bibliography on the subject of business information literacy, covering recent peer-reviewed articles on the subject. Here is the contents of the folder, as of today:

References

Alessia Zanin-Yost. Designing information literacy: Teaching, collaborating and growing. New Library World, 113(9), 448-461.

Anna, M. J., Sproles, C., Detmering, R., & English, J. (2012). Library instruction and information literacy 2011. Reference Services Review, 40(4), 601-703.

Booker, L. D., Detlor, B., & Serenko, A. (2012). Factors affecting the adoption of online library resources by business students. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(12), 2503-2520.

Borg, M., & Stretton, E. (2009). My students and other animals. or a vulture, an orb weaver spider, a giant panda and 900 undergraduate business students …Journal of Information Literacy, 3(1)

Broadhurst, D. (2010). Never mind the width, feel the quality: The provision of library services to a global business school. Business Information Review, 27(3), 144-151.

Brody, R. (2008). The problem of information naïveté. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59(7), 1124-1127.

Campbell, D. K. (2011). Broad focus, narrow focus: A look at information literacy across a school of business and within a capstone course. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16(4), 307-325.

Carlson, J., Fosmire, M., Miller, C. C., & Nelson, M. S. (2011). Determining data information literacy needs: A study of students and research faculty. Portal: Libraries & the Academy, 11(2), 629-657.

Catts, R., & Lau, J. (2008). Towards information literacy indicators: Conceptual framework paper. Paris : France: U.N.E.S.C.O.

Conley, T. M., & Gil, E. L. (2011). Information literacy for undergraduate business students: Examining value, relevancy, and implications for the new century.Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16(3), 213-228.

Cooney, M. (2005). Business information literacy instruction. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 11(1), 3-25.

Crawford, J., & Irving, C. (2009). Information literacy in the workplace: A qualitative exploratory study. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 41(1), 29-38.

Decarie, C. (2012). Dead or alive: Information literacy and dead(?) celebrities. Business Communication Quarterly, 75(2), 166-172.

Detlor, B., Julien, H., Willson, R., Serenko, A., & Lavallee, M. (2011). Learning outcomes of information literacy instruction at business schools. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(3), 572-585.

Detmering, R., & Johnson, A. M. (2011). Focusing on the thinking, not the tools: Incorporating critical thinking into an information literacy module for an introduction to business course. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16(2), 101-107.

Devasagayam, R., Johns.-Masten, K., & McCollum, J. (2012). Linking information literacy, experiential learning, and student characteristics: Pedagogical possibilities in business education. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 16(4), 1-18.

Dubicki, E. (2010). Research behavior patterns of business students. Reference Services Review, 38(3), 360-384.

Emmett, A., & Emde, J. (2007). Assessing information literacy skills using the ACRL standards as a guide. Reference Services Review, 35(2), 210-229.

Fiegen, A. M., Cherry, B., & Watson, K. (2002). Reflections on collaboration: Learning outcomes and information literacy assessment in the business curriculum.Reference Services Review, 30(4), 307-318.

Fiegen, A. M. (2011). Business information literacy: A synthesis for best practices. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16(4), 267-288.

Frau-Meigs, D., & Torrent, J. (2009). Mapping media education policies in the world: Visions, programmes and challengesUnited Nations Alliance of Civilizations; U.N.E.S.C.O.

Furno, C., & Flanagan, D. (2008). Information literacy: Getting the most from your 60 minutes. Reference Services Review, 36(3), 264-271.

Gilinsky, J., Armand, & Robison, R. (2008). A proposed design for the business capstone course with emphasis on improving students’ information competency.Journal of Management Education, 32(4), 400-419.

Gross, M., & Latham, D. (2012). What’s skill got to do with it?: Information literacy skills and self-views of ability among first-year college students. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(3), 574-583.

Gunn, M., & Miree, C. E. (2012). Business information literacy teaching at different academic levels: An exploration of skills and implications for instructional design.Journal of Information Literacy, 6(1)

Hesseldenz, P. (2012). Information literacy and the evolving MBA degree. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 17(4), 287-299.

Hoffmann, D. A., & LaBonte, K. (2012). Meeting information literacy outcomes: Partnering with faculty to create effective information literacy assessment. Journal of Information Literacy, 6(2)

Horton, F. W. J. (2007). Understanding information literacy: A primer. Paris : France: U.N.E.S.C.O.

Hsin-Liang Chen, & Williams, J. P. (2009). Pedagogical design for an online information literacy course: College students’ learning experience with multi-modal objects. Canadian Journal of Information & Library Sciences, 33(1), 1-37.

Julien, H., Detlor, B., Serenko, A., Willson, R., & Lavallee, M. (2011). Preparing tomorrow’s decision makers: Learning environments and outcomes of information literacy instruction in business schools. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16(4), 348-367.

Julien, H., & Given, L. M. (2002). Faculty-librarian relationships in the information literacy context: A content analysis of librarians’ expressed attitudes and experiences. Canadian Journal of Information & Library Sciences, 27(3), 65-87.

Katz, I. R., Haras, C., & Blaszczynski, C. (2010). Does business writing require information literacy? Business Communication Quarterly, 73(2), 135-149.

Kirkwood, H., & Evans, K. (2012). Embedded librarianship and virtual environments in entrepreneurship information literacy: A case study. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 17(1), 106-116.

Lahlafi, A. E., Rushton, D., & Stretton, E. (2012). Active and reflective learning initiatives to improve web searching skills of business students. Journal of Information Literacy, 6(1)

Latham, D., & Gross, M. (2011). Enhancing skills, effecting change: Evaluating an intervention for students with below-proficient information literacy skills. Canadian Journal of Information & Library Sciences, 35(4), 367-383.

Leigh, J. S. A., & Gibbon, C. A. (2008). Information literacy and the introductory management classroom. Journal of Management Education, 32(4), 509-530.

Lieberthal, S. P. (2009). Teaching undergraduate business students to access public company information: Assessing students‚Äô use of library resources. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 14(3), 230-247.

Martz, B., Braun, F., & Hughes, J. (2011). Business informatics and the information systems perspective: Implementing the IS 2010 curriculum. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16(3), 229-242.

McKinney, P., & Sen, B. A. (2012). Reflection for learning: Understanding the value of reflective writing for information literacy development. Journal of Information Literacy, 6(2)

Md Zahid, H. S. (2011). Information literacy competency of freshman business students of a private university in bangladesh. Library Review, 60(9), 762-772.

Michelle, K. D., & Michael, T. O. (2011). Formative assessment: Transforming information literacy instruction. Reference Services Review, 39(1), 24-41.

Mottaghifar, H. (2011). Systematic library instruction in academic libraries: Cooperative learning. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business,3(7), 1181-1190.

Nazari, M. (2011). A contextual model of information literacy. Journal of Information Science, 37(4), 345-359.

Nazari, M., & Webber, S. (2012). Loss of faith in the origins of information literacy in e-environments: Proposal of a holistic approach. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 44(2), 97-107.

Payne, P., Crawford, J., & Fiander, W. (2004). Counting on making a difference: Assessing our impact. VINE, 34(4), 176-183.

Polkinghorne, S., & Wilton, S. (2010). Research is a verb: Exploring a new information literacy–embedded undergraduate research methods course. Canadian Journal of Information & Library Sciences, 34(4), 457-473.

Salisbury, F., & Sheridan, L. (2011). Mapping the journey: Developing an information literacy strategy as part of curriculum reform. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 43(3), 185-193.

Scharf, D., Elliot, N., Huey, H. A., Briller, V., & Joshi, K. (2007). Direct assessment of information literacy using writing portfolios. Journal of Academic Librarianship,33(4), 462-477.

Scott, M. (2009). Guidelines for broadcasters on promoting user-generated content and media and information literacy. London : England: Commonwealth Broadcasting Association; U.N.S.C.O.

Senior, H., Wu, K., Martin, D. M., & Mellinger, M. (2009). Three times a study: Business students and the library. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 14(3), 202-229.

Serenko, A., Detlor, B., Julien, H., & Booker, L. D. (2012). A model of student learning outcomes of information literacy instruction in a business school. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(4), 671-686.

Simon, C. (2009). Graduate business students and business information literacy: A novel approach. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 14(3), 248-267.

Strittmatter, C. (2012). Developing and assessing a library instruction module for a core business class. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 17(1), 95-105.

Toby, L. M. (2006). New forms of information literacy. Reference Services Review, 34(1), 156-163.

Tooman, C., & Sibthorpe, J. (2012). A sustainable approach to teaching information literacy: Reaching the masses online. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 17(1), 77-94.

Walsh, A. (2009). Information literacy assessment: Where do we start? Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 41(1), 19-28.

Wilson, C., Grizzle, A., Tuazon, R., Akyempong, K., & Cheung, C. (2011). Media and information literacy curriculum for teachers. Paris : France: U.N.E.S.C.O.

Xue Zhang, , Majid, S., & Foo, S. (2010). Environmental scanning: An application of information literacy skills at the workplace. Journal of Information Science,36(6), 719-732.

Yuhfen, D. W., & Susan, L. K. (2006). Teaching faculty’s perspectives on business information literacy. Reference Services Review, 34(1), 86-96.

You can access my open bibliography on business information literacy to download these records directly in your favorite reference manager.

Also, please let me know if anything is missing – the comments are open !

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3 comments

  1. Olivier

    Forgot to include tfe folloving:

    From: Journal of Information Literacy http://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/JIL/index
    (Search on term “business”)

    Vol 6, No 1 (2012) Active and reflective learning initiatives to improve web searching skills of business students ABSTRACT PDF
    Alison E Lahlafi, Diane Rushton, Erica Stretton

    Vol 6, No 1 (2012) Business information literacy teaching at different academic levels: An exploration of skills and implications for instructional design ABSTRACT PDF
    Mariela Gunn, Cynthia E. Miree

    Vol 3, No 1 (2009) My students and other animals. Or a vulture, an orb weaver spider, a giant panda and 900 undergraduate business students … ABSTRACT PDF
    Matthew Borg, Erica Stretton

    Vol 2, No 2 (2008) Fostering independent learning and critical thinking in management higher education using an information literacy framework ABSTRACT PDF
    Chrys Senaka Gunasekara

    Vol 1, No 1 (2007) Show them how to do it: using Macromedia Captivate to deliver remote demonstrations ABSTRACT PDF
    Sally Patalong, Olivia Llewellyn

    1 – 5 of 5 Items

  2. Linda Lowry

    Hi Olivier
    I published an article in 2012 on Canadian accounting students and IL. See Lowry, Linda (2012). Accounting students, library use, and information competence: evidence from course syllabi and professional accounting association maps. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 17(2), 117-132.
    Linda.

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