Dancing with Information Literacy: Coaching the Undergraduate Performance Arts Researcher through the Information Literacy Process

By Kathryn Elizabeth Boudreau-Henry and Kim Neal Nofsinger.

Published by The Arts Collection

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The presentation will detail the structure and results of a collaborative project that linked graduate library science students with undergraduate dance students. The project was designed to raise awareness in the dance students that information literacy skills are an important part of professional development in the arts and to develop or improve those skills. In recognition of the importance of information literacy skills to performance arts students, dance students were asked to complete a reflective paper. The paper had to be grounded in the research base of dance.

Keywords: Dance, Information Literacy, Library Science

The International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.13-20. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 507.826KB).

Kathryn Elizabeth Boudreau-Henry

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Middle Tennessee State University, USA

Teaches all of the library science courses for the graduate Masters degree in Education. Her work experience includes: Map librarian, Cataloger and Reference in public libraries, Business and Life Sciences in academic libraries, Business fee-paid reference, and School librarian. Special interests are multicultural literature, ESL, and leadership in school libraries.

Kim Neal Nofsinger

Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Speech and Theater Department. He is the director of Shelter Repertory.

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