Bruce, Christine S. (2003) Information Literacy. In Feather, John & Sturges, Paul (Eds.) International encyclopedia of information and library science (2nd ed.). Routledge, London ; New York.
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Sometimes interpreted as one of a number of literacies, information literacy (IL) is also described as the overarching literacy essential for twenty-first century living. Today, IL is inextricably associated with information practices and critical thinking in the information and communication technology (ICT) environment. IL is generally seen as pivotal to the pursuit of lifelong learning, and central to achieving both personal empowerment and economic development.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||information literacy, HERN|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900) > Education not elsewhere classified (139999)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Librarianship (080706)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2003 Routledge|
|Deposited On:||24 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 May 2012 08:32|
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