Practical Information Literacy Assignments for Biblical and Religious Studies

Each page represents one of the major definitions and "standards" for information literacy. On each page you will find definitions created by each group and about a dozen practical information literacy assignments.

Each assignment will include:

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This website was originally set up to support a presentation at the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Annual meeting in 2017. That presentation was then added as part of a book chapter ( in McWhirter, Jocelyn, and Sylvie T Raquel, eds. Teaching the Bible with Undergraduates. Resources for Biblical Study, Number 99. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2022.  Much of this website and its content was presented again to the Southern CAlifornia Theological Library Association (SCATLA) meeting at Hebrew Union College - Los Angeles in 2018.

In 2023 the threat of Artificial Intelligence raised its head. So, two new presentations were given on how to beat the bots. 

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