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EDEC 262 • Foundations in Literacy K-9: Introduction

Library resources, information, and instruction for EDEC 262 with Professor McDaniel


Library Guide • EDEC 262

Archer Library web site

Welcome! This library guide supports your literacy based topics research, lesson planning and teaching strategies, for Professor McDaniel's Foundations in Literacy K-9 course.

Here you will find information and handouts used during your library instruction session, as well as links to Archer Library and Instructional Resource Center resources.

What's Here? Guide Overview

This library guide includes:

  • Introduction: A guide overview
  • Standards & References: Citations, identified ACRL Information Literacy Standards, image attribution, additional information.
  • Library Instruction: Active learning session
  • Evaluating Information: Explore how to apply the CRAAP test to help you evaluate information resources. Download the infographic for later use.
  • Welcome to the IRC: Scavenger Hunt activity, Archer Library second floor.
  • Finding Your Book: Resource for using LC call numbers to locate books in the children's collection.
  • Video Tutorials: Review library instruction topics.

Using this Guide

Navigate the guide from left to right using the tabs at the top of the page. We will use different tabs during our three schedule library sessions:  Library Instruction • Jigsaw, Finding Your Book, and Welcome to the IRC. A tab with information pertaining to Exit ticket Q & As will be added at the conclusion of each instruction session.

This guide will remain available at the conclusion of the session and, like all Archer Library guides, accessible online 24/7.  Feel free to explore; select a tab to review page contents. 

Questions? Need help?

If you have questions about any of the Library resources presented in this guide, or need help using them, feel free to contact me via email at

During IRC operating hours, Ask the IRC chat is available for general questions; a chat widget is located on this page. Stop in the IRC, Archer Library second floor, for help.

Visit the Archer Library Services for Students page for more details concerning reference and research help.



Diane Schrecker

Diane Schrecker, MLIS, M.Ed.

Curriculum Librarian
Head of the IRC
☏ 419.207.6406

Instructional Resource Center
Archer Library at Ashland University
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Ashland, OH 44805

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