How do public librarians constitute information literacy?
Demasson, Andrew E., Partridge, Helen L., & Bruce, Christine S. (2010) How do public librarians constitute information literacy? In Proceedings of QualIT2010), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD. (In Press)
To date, much work has been done to examine the ways in which information literacy – a way of thinking about, existing alongside and working with information- functions in an academic setting. However, its role in the non-academic library professions has been largely ignored. Given that the public librarian is responsible for designing and delivering services and programmes aimed at supporting the information literacy needs of the community-at-large there is great value to be had from examining the ways in which public libraries understand and experience IL. The research described in this paper investigates, through the use of phenomenography; the ways in which public librarians understand and experience the concept of Information Literacy.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||This paper was presented at the 5th International Conference on Qualitative Research in IT & IT in Qualitative Research (QualIT2010) held in Brisbane, Australia, 29-30 November, 2010|
|Keywords:||Phenomenography, Information Literacy, Education, Community, Public Librarians, HERN|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Human Information Behaviour (080703)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Librarianship (080706)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Social and Community Informatics (080709)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Past > Schools > Information Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Demasson, Andrew; Partridge, Helen and Bruce, Christine|
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|Deposited On:||04 Feb 2011 08:57|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:37|
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