Credits Searchpath

Project Development
A Teaching with Technology grant from Western Michigan University provided funding for release time for the author, assistance with coding, and software. Joe Reish and Bettina Meyer lent the support of the University Libraries, as did Maria Perez-Stable.

We would like to acknowledge our debit to Judith Arnold and Patricia VanderMeer as pioneers, as well as to the outstanding example of TILT, from which we drew inspiration. TILT’s Open Publication License opened up new possibilities for interactivity in Searchpath.

The librarians and students who are primarily responsible for Searchpath are:

Elaine Anderson Jayne
(269) 387-5823
content, graphics, illustrations, project manager
Maira Bundza web technical expert
Swati Narra java script and cookies coding
David Kohrman coding, photography, images
Sreethran Kupusamy java script, cookies, php coding, and database

Media Production at WVU created the the Flash pieces for information literacy in Module 1 and where to find indexes (Module 4), as well as the opening page graphic. Special thanks to Sarah Welshman and Joe Hawver, students extraordinaire, who patiently lent themselves to this endeavor. We would also like to acknowledge Brandon Meissner, as well as Aedin Clements, David Isaacson, Patricia VanderMeer, and Laurel Grotzinger for their editing suggestions.

The "Call Numbers" page, is reproduced with the permission of Seattle Community College District Libraries at Many of the graphics came from TILT, others were created by Elaine Anderson Jayne, Judith Arnold, or come from free clip art collections such as the Action-Links Clip Art Archive and the Northern Illinois University images. Permission was granted by the New Yorker for the use of the "On the Internet, nobody knows you are a dog" cartoon. The photo of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Module 6 is courtesy of WVU Archives & Regional History Collections.

Original Searchpath material © 2001-2002 by the Board of Trustees of Western Michigan University. Searchpath incorporates material from TILT, a tutorial developed by the Digital Information Literacy Office for the University of Texas System Digital Library, © 1998-2002. This material may be reproduced, distributed, or incorporated only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Searchpath Open Publication License.

The WVU adaptation of this tutorial was led by the Instruction Committee of the Library faculty and the members of its Tutorial Subcommittee. Virginia Bender, Grace Gmeindl, and Carroll Wilkinson worked with Mike Bond of the WVUL Systems Department to make the necessary changes for our learning environment.

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