Information literacy programs and research: an international review

Bruce, Christine (2011) Information literacy programs and research: an international review. Australian Library Journal, 49 (3). pp. 209-218.

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Abstract

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

Item ID: 55451
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2201-4276
Keywords: information literacy; information experience; information and learning; information research; HERN
Copyright Information: Copyright 2000 Christine Bruce & ALIA
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2018 22:12
FoR Codes: 08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080709 Social and Community Informatics @ 100%
SEO Codes: 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8903 Information Services > 890302 Library and Archival Services @ 100%
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