Information Literacy in the Disciplines: Dentistry

Last updated April 2018

The ACRL IS Information Literacy in the Disciplines Committee has gathered links and citations to information literacy standards and curricula developed by accrediting agencies, professional associations, and institutions of higher education in Dentistry.

1. Standards and Guidelines from Accrediting Agencies and Professional Associations

Commission on Dental Accreditation. 2017. “Standard 4 – Educational Support Services.” Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs. American Dental Association. Accessed April 8.

Commission on Dental Accreditation. 2015. “Standard 4 – Educational Support Services.” Accreditation Standards for Dental Therapy Education Programs. American Dental Association. Accessed April 8.

2. Related Research

Ford, P. J., N. Foxlee, and W. Green.  2009. “Developing information literacy with first year oral health students.” European Journal of Dental Education 13 (1): 46–51.

Ford, P. J. and C. Hughes.  2012. “Academic integrity and plagiarism: perceptions and experience of staff and students in a school of dentistry: A situational analysis of staff and student perspectives.” European Journal of Dental Education 16 (1): 180-186.

Gu, Xiao-Mei. 2010. “Librarians’ roles in evidence-based dentistry education: a review of literature and a survey in North America.” Medical Reference Services Quarterly 29(4): 331-348.

Kingsley, Karla V. and Karl Kingsley. 2009. “A case study for teaching information literacy skills.” BMC Medical Education 9 (7).

Maggio, Lauren A. and Keven M. Jeffery. 2008. “Helping a dental school put the ‘e’ in evidence-based dentistry.” Journal of the Medical Library Association 96 (2): 152-155.

3. Adaptable Instructional Materials

Blevins, Amy E. 2014. “Creating a Curriculum-Based Library Instruction Plan for Medical Students.” In Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From Cultivating Faculty Relationships to Assessment, edited by Amy E. Blevins and Megan B. Inman, 149-157. New York: Rowman & Littlefield.

Ford, P. J. and K. Hibberd. 2010. “Creating effective and engaging information literacy programmes for the dental curriculum.” European Journal of Dental Education 15 (1): 1-6.

Levine, Alan. E., Richard D. Bebermeyer, Chen, Jung-Wei, Davis, Dell, and Carolyn Harty. 2008. “Development of an interdisciplinary course in information resources and evidence-based dentistry.” Journal of Dental Education 72 (9): 1067-1076.

Nowak, Anna, Diana Jonas-Dwyer, Carol Newton-Smith, Fiona Leece, Belinda Shilkin, Felicity Renner, and Gina Sjepcevich. 2015. “Answering Clinical Questions.” The University of Western Australia. Accessed April  8.

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