Learning Communities and the Academic Library

Sarah Pedersen. National Learning Communities Project monograph series. 2003.

This publication provides a history and analysis of the learning community movement in higher education and examples of academic librarians' involvement in learning communities ranging from structured, credit courses to more informal arrangements within courses. It considers the place of information literacy and interdisciplinary general education by briefly describing and categorizing fourteen learning community programs. Additional information includes the Association of College and Research Libraries' Information Literacy Competency Standards and a selective list of references.

Table of Contents

Foreword (PDF)
Mary Reichel and Carol Grotnes Belk

Preface (PDF)

Section 1: Learning Communities and the Academic Library (PDF)

Section 2: Appendix (PDF)

Section 3: References (PDF)

Section 4: Additional Resources (PDF)

Section 5: Contributors (PDF)