Document Type

Book Chapter


This chapter explores ways in which different types of students approach the information landscape and how this can impact the tactics and pedagogy of the instruction librarian. More importantly, assignment strategies are presented that connect students to librarians and also push students to think about how they interact with information. A close connection between librarians and students can provide a foundation that can help both. Librarians can expand their understanding of how individual students approach research; students can benefit by gaining a better grasp of the role of the librarian and how librarians can help them.

Citation/Publisher Attribution

Eshleman. Joseph and Julie Obst. (2015). Chapter 14. Librarians and Students: Making the Connections. Not just where to click: Teaching students how to think about Information. American Library Association.



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