Information Literacy: International Perspectives: IFLA Publications 131

  • Volume 131
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  • ISBN-10: 3598440944
  • ISBN-13: 9783598440946
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Provides an update on the status of information literacy activities around the world, particularly from countries where no related literature has been published in English. Ranging from the practical to the theoretical, librarians report on their efforts to establish and develop information literacy programs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Author Information.
1: Defining Information Literacy in the 21st Century.
2: 25 Years of a Continuous National Policy: Information Literacy Networking in Higher Education in France.
3: Empowering Patients through Health Information Literacy Training.
4: Breaking into Unexplored Territory: A Case Study of the Information Literacy Initiative at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies.
5: Implementing Information Literacy Education for Undergraduate Nursing Students.
6: Information Literacy, Universities, and the Access to Information.
7: Enabling Library and Information Skills: Foundations for Entering Students.
8: Supporting Information Literacy Learning in Finnish Universities – Standards, Projects, and Online Education.
9: Learning to be a Student at the University of Paris 8: An Innovative Example of Teaching Information Literacy in the First Year.
10: Information Literacy Programs for Virtual Mobility.