This project aimed to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of Wikipedia editing to improve information literacy and lifelong learning skills and to investigate aspects of social responsibility in first-year medical students.
Molly Montgomery, director of library services, Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, was awarded an internal research grant through the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine Start-Up Fund in the amount of $5,000 to fund key aspects of her research project.
The RTI ’22 program consists of 34 participants, including 8 embedded LIS graduate students. The program will be taught by a team of experienced and expert research faculty with the mentoring support of 5 peer coaches who are former RTI Fellows.
Despite the general consensus that field experience during library school is important for applying theory to practical situations, there is a lack of understanding about what students want from graduate employment and the barriers they face in acquiring it.
The Value Studies Working Group is currently working to update the value studies listed on the MLA guide Evidence You Can Use To Communicate Library Value. Working group members will be performing literature searches in various resources to identify current, relevant studies showing library value.