Uplift Training 2015
Reference Librarians help library patrons to find information and to learn research skills. They need to have a wide variety of skills, and be able to help students ask the right questions and lead them to authentic sources.
Should a librarian filter the results and direct students to information that they believe to be the “answers”?
Should our values have an impact on how we guide students?
Open questions (not yes or no answers)
Help students shape question without steering
What questions can you ask to gauge interest?
Narrow topic, simplify questions, synonyms, web graphs, keywords
“teaching” AND math
“teaching” and (math or algebra)