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Literacies and libraries - Archives and cybraries

Luke, Allan & Kapitzke, Cushla (1999) Literacies and libraries - Archives and cybraries. Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 7(3), pp. 467-491.

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Abstract

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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ID Code: 5904
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Literacies, libraries, information literacy, information process, critical literacies, multiliteracies
DOI: 10.1080/14681369900200066
ISSN: 1747-5104
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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