TITLE

TRAILS-9 (Tool for Real-Time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills) is On Track!

AUTHOR(S)
Schloman, Barbara
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Ohio Media Spectrum;Fall2006, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the launching of the Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills-9 (TRIALS) in Jaunary 2006 in Ohio. It is a web-based tool for measuring the information literacy competencies of high school students. TRIALS is a project of the Libraries at Kent State University, funded by the Institute for Library and Information Literacy Education.
ACCESSION #
23825668

 

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