What do college graduates need to know about finding information to succeed in today’s workplace?

A new study from Project Information Literacy, a national research project led by Alison Head of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, has just released a report on the information-seeking habits of recent college graduates in the workplace. The study found that employers are often impressed by graduates’ computer skills, but disappointed that they don’t know how to use other sources of information, like published reports and even peers. It would seem there’s more to information-finding than Google, even in the workplace. Learn more at the library!

Read the full report at: http://projectinfolit.org/pdfs/PIL_fall2012_workplaceStudy_FullReport.pdf or watch this video preview:

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