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Information literacy in Europe

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As a truly open access journal on the 'Platinum' model (that is, free to access without charging author fees), we have no subscription list to tell us what our penetration of the market might be—indeed, we have no market, since the journal is freely distributed. All we can rely upon, then, are the hits received by the journals papers and the readers who register to receive the quarterly e-mail message that alerts them to its publication. At this moment, as I write, we have 2,718 registered readers, the latest of whom signed up at 14:31 today (15th June, 2008), from the USA. I haven't checked the ...
has traditionally been described as the ability to read and write. It is a concept claimed and defined by a range of different theoretical fields. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO ) defines literacy as the "ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate, compute and use printed and written materials associated with varying contexts. Literacy involves a continuum of learning in enabling individuals to achieve their goals, to develop their knowledge and potential, and to participate fully in their community and wider society."
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This is the full-length version of an article that will be published in the 'Times Higher Education' on 25th June 2009 (pp 24-25). It is online at: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=407112. It was originally written around 20th April; but THE asked me to shorten it to a 750-word piece for their Opinion section. I have done this - and you know what it is like when sacrifices have to be made. Anyway, here is the detailed article. I am especially keen to show a range of examples of the new author-year-type referencing system that I have proposed. The internet is, fortunately, causing havoc with the ... market research, surveys and trends
four decades of defining information literacy by chad (g-man) the ...
While aspects that we now consider to be a part of “information literacy” (also known as IL) were discussed in the 1960s a definition was not formulated until the 1970s (Tuominen, Savolainen, & Talja) when the librarianship profession was sensing there were important changes ahead to its relevance in the world. In 1974, Paul Zurkowski, president of the Information Industry Association, made an argument to the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science that the profession was undergoing a significant change in how information was accessed and made available, so much so that a new skill was required. He ... market research, surveys and trends

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Information Literacy: An International State of the Art
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Bibliographic instruction has come a long way from the "library instruction" of the 20th century to the "information literacy" of the 21st. Its evolution from "finding your way in the library" to "gaining critical skills to function in the information age" is reflected through the increasing specialization of information literacy pedagogy in higher education. Information professionals' sustained interest in information literacy through various initiatives has led to the redefining of concepts like information, literacy, learning, thinking, and expertise in the context of education and converging ...
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