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Competency-based information literacy instruction in public health education: A Guide

This guide presents resources to support collaborative librarian/ public health faculty planning and delivery of curriculum promoting both sets of competencies.

Abstract and Poster

The contents of this LibGuide support the poster “Competency-based information literacy instruction in public health education: Librarian and faculty collaborations” presented as part of the Academic Public Health Caucus's Implementing and Evaluating Competency-Based Education in Public Health theme at the 104th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Public Health Association.

Content includes:

Published information and public health competency sets

Citations to journal articles and books on aspects of integrating information literacy instruction into academic curricula

Examples of lesson plans and materials used by the authors in public health classrooms 

The abstract and poster are developed by Barb FolbMM, MLS, MPH, Public Health Informationist at the Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) at the University of Pittsburgh and Elaine Hicks, MSLIS, MPH, MCHES, Education/Outreach Librarian at the Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences at Tulane University.

Library and Public Health Compentencies/Standards Compared

The table in this box links ASPH MPH competencies with ACRL information literacy competencies

Academic Public Health Competencies

Public Health Practice Competencies

Information Literacy Competencies

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