The author discusses the need for account-based literacy training curriculum to ensure that library patrons are equipped to evaluate resources and satisfy their information needs. The curriculum incorporates best practices and procedures to provide patrons with training they have come to expect from library computer and technology classes. Some drawbacks for using account-based services include the loss of privacy, remote account breaches and loss of personal data.
Cirella, D. (2012). Beyond Traditional Literacy Instruction. Computers In Libraries, 32(10), 5-8.