Literacies and libraries - Archives and cybraries
As spatial repositories of dominant and marginalised, residual and emergent cultures, libraries remain key elements in the educational production and reproduction of knowledge and power. As working shrines for those canonical texts of modernity — the dictionary and the encyclopaedia — libraries are sites par excellence for applications of new literacies. This paper aims to redress their omission from the literature on literacy and education. Following a critique of current definitions of information literacy, the paper argues for a critical information literacy for navigation through textual and ideological complexity, diversity, ambiguity, and multiplicity.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Literacies, libraries, information literacy, information process, critical literacies, multiliteracies|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1999 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||First published in Pedagogy, Culture & Society 7(3):pp. 467-491.|
|Deposited On:||21 Dec 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:36|
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