Session Description

This poster describes a faculty-librarian collaboration created to introduce the complexity and interdisciplinarity of modern engineering problems and information fluency skills to first-year engineering students (Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical) while they participated in a role-playing exercise (Reacting To The Past) recreating the UN Climate Talks of Copenhagen in 2009.

Type of Library

College Library


Reacting To The Past, Embedded Librarian, Reacting To The Past STEM Games, Information Literacy Assessment, Climate Change


May 6th, 2:30 PM May 6th, 3:15 PM

When is a Game not ‘Just’ a Game: Introducing Climate Change and Information Fluency in a First-Year Engineering Course

Casco Bay Ballroom