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Purdue University

Information Literacy

2005

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Chemical Information Instruction, 1984-2004: Who Is Leading The Charge?, Jeremy R. Garritano, F. Bartow Culp Jan 2005

Chemical Information Instruction, 1984-2004: Who Is Leading The Charge?, Jeremy R. Garritano, F. Bartow Culp

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The ACS Committee on Professional Training has long emphasized the importance of chem. information instruction (CII) in the education of both undergraduate and graduate students. In 1984 and 1993, the ACS Chem. Information Division Education Committee surveyed US academic institutions regarding their level of CII. The results of these surveys have provided valuable information concerning the levels of activity and the difficulties faced in providing information instruction. However, in the 11 years since the last survey was conducted, there have been explosive changes in both information delivery and instructional methodology. We have therefore updated the survey instrument to capture such ...