Information literacy programs and research : an international review
Bruce, Christine S. (2000) Information literacy programs and research : an international review. The Australian Library Journal (ALJ), 49(3), pp. 209-218.
This paper provides an overview of contemporary information literacy research and practice. While the content is highly selective, the intention has been to highlight international and Australian developments which have achieved significant recognition, which are representative of similar trends in other places, or which are unique in some way. There are three main foci in the paper. Firstly, an exploration of ways of interpreting the idea of information literacy. Secondly, a synthesis of various efforts to seek new directions in educational, community and workplace contexts, beginning with the major initiatives being undertaken in the United States. Thirdly, an introduction to some recent research, concluding with a summary of my own investigation into different ways of experiencing information literacy
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||information literacy, information experience, information and learning, information research|
|Subjects:||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 > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Past > Schools > Information Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2000 Christine Bruce & ALIA|
|Deposited On:||03 Oct 2011 10:40|
|Last Modified:||25 Apr 2012 17:56|
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