The Changing World of Information Access

Written by Janet Stoeger Wilke, Dean of the Library

In conjunction with Information Literacy month it is interesting to note that new studies are finding statistically significant improvement in the GPA of first year undergraduate students who use the library.Here is the link to one of the articles.

http://0-muse.jhu.edu.rosi.unk.edu/journals/portal_libraries_and_the_academy/v013/13.2.soria.pdf

Soria, Krista, Jan Fransen, and Shane Nackerud. “Library Use and Undergraduate Student Outcomes: New Evidence for Students’ Retention and Academic Success.” Portal: Libraries and the Academy 13.2 (2013): 147-64

To read further on this topic see:  http://www.acrl.ala.org/value/?p=749#more-

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