National Collegiate Honors Council


Date of this Version

Fall 2007


Published in Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 8:2, Fall/Winter 2007. Copyright © 2007 by the National Collegiate Honors Council.


One consequence of the substantial growth in honors programs and colleges that perhaps gets too little attention is the challenge of teaching library research skills to large numbers of students in a way that captures their interest and prepares them to do serious undergraduate work in a variety of fields. Yet these skills are the foundation for college success. This paper attempts to give some perspective on the exciting challenges of extending expertise in library research skills to a growing number of honors scholars.