If higher education is supposed to teach higher-order thinking, then why is the business industry frustrated?
In today's fast-paced economy, employers need new hires who can fail fast, solve problems quickly, and learn continuously. At the core of these abilities are critical thinking and information literacy skills.
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Express frustration with the loss of class time spent on remedial research instruction
June 24, 2015, Boston, Oxford – Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today shared the findings of two extensive surveys. The first surveyed 2,600 students on their thoughts and attitudes toward research, and the second questioned nearly 500 faculty members from American colleges and universities with regard to their students’ research skills, as well as information literacy instruction at their institution.
Support Collaboration, Transparency and Discovery of Scholarly Content in Today’s Library Ecosystem
June 23, 2015 – In the cooperative spirit of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), four leading academic content providers -- Credo; Gale, a part of Cengage Learning; IEEE; and SAGE – today, publically disclose their support of the Open Discovery Initiative (ODI). In NISO’s Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery (RP-19-2014), content providers are encouraged to take specific measures to declare their conformance with ODI’s recommended practice for pre-indexed “web-scale” discovery services, with the goal of increasing open communication and collaboration.
Support for libraries and professional development needs intersect with latest Credo contest.
June 18 2015, Boston – Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that it is sponsoring two librarians to attend the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco this month. The winners were selected at random from dozens of librarians who each submitted a story about Credo on their campus or in their library.
June 3 2015, Boston, Oxford – Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, has recently added a wealth of new content, highlighted by the brand new Essentials Collections. These new collections offer curated, award-winning content covering several top-selling subjects, such as Criminal Justice, Nursing, Psychology, and others. The Essentials Collections, along with new Publisher and Subject Collections, support libraries in their efforts to consolidate reference purchases to a single platform that supports research and exploratory search while mapping out connections to all library resources.