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A group of four librarians from varied disciplinary backgrounds came together to examine issues of artificial intelligence and large language models. We are of the opinion that Pandora's box has been opened. Students will use ChatGPT, so it is important that we engage our students to promote a deeper learning and awareness of this technology and its limitations. As a result, we participated in a semester-long ChatGPT workshop sponsored by our institution's writing center. We explored various aspects of generative pre-trained transformers (GPTs), particularly where it intersects with...
Contributor: Stefanie Hilles
A visual representation of the publishing process and how access is provided that includes what free labor is contributed to the process and how publishing companies make astronomical profits from freely given materials
Contributor: John LaDue
Resource Type(s): Learning Object, Other
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Has Value
This resource consists of three prompts for students to reflect on their research process at the beginning, the midpoint, and the end of a research assignment. The reflection responses can be used by librarians and instructors to identify where students are struggling in the research process and use that information to improve their teaching. 
Contributor: Kayleen Jones
Using social media examples, helping students understand how scholarship is not done in isolation but shared and a conversation. This is a lesson plan for a single class session. Included is a Learning Objectives doc for behind the scenes use, Questions Reading Activity for sharing with students, and Assessment for capturing data.
Contributor: Emily Bufford
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Scholarship as Conversation
Easier access to research data is changing the research landscape. Investigate the data available for your research topic through the library’s catalog and open-access sources. 
Contributor: Kaypounyers Maye
Resource Type(s): Assignment Prompt, Lesson Plan
Tags: data
This lesson plan introduces students to lateral reading techniques using the SIFT method. Designed and implemented for a political science introduction to international relations course, this can easily be adapted to other media literacy contexts. Students will practice lateral reading with sample news articles. Worksheets, slides, and sample articles are linked in the lesson plan. Alternative news articles can be substituted.
Contributor: Ruth Castillo
Resource Type(s): Activity, Lesson Plan
This worksheet can be used in upper-level undergraduate Environmental Studies classes to showcase how to use the BEAM framework. You can model the example on the worksheet and use that to show how to explore library/other information sources to find each example, or ask a student to offer a research topic and then make a table on a white board that you fill out together, following by information source navigation demos.
Contributor: Rosalinda Linares
Resource Type(s): Worksheet
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry
This group activity is conceived of as part of a larger session about finding academic books and articles. It is an opportunity to address emerging AI tools like Elicit and the various chatbots. The jigsaw design assigns each group one tool to evaluate and present to the rest of the class.
Contributor: Megan Fitzgibbons
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Searching as Strategic Exploration
This handout on business resources was designed in collaboration with the Ciocca Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Although the quips aren't exactly witty, the aim of each remark is to answer the simple question: Why would I use this resource anyway? Even though the handout is created with a specific audience in mind, the quips could be used to highlight any of these resources, anywhere information is needed.
Contributor: Benjamin Hall
Resource Type(s): Other
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Authority is Constructed and Contextual, Information Has Value
This exercise scaffolds Google and Library resources in order to help students prepare for "career conversations" with industry professionals. The presentation is designed for a business communication class in which students conduct industry research as prepartion for a strategic professional networking assignment. The assumption exercise is designed explicitly to encourage students to question their assumptions about librarians and other career professionals. Padlet is used to encourage group work and for assessment purposes.
Contributor: Benjamin Hall
Resource Type(s): Lesson Plan