Conceptualising information literacy as social practice: a study of pregnant women's information practices

@article{Papen2013ConceptualisingIL,
  title={Conceptualising information literacy as social practice: a study of pregnant women's information practices},
  author={Uta Papen},
  journal={Inf. Res.},
  year={2013},
  volume={18}
}
Introduction. The present study presents a view of information literacy not primarily as skill but as different practices, situated within specific social and institutional contexts. It suggests that questions of authority of knowledge are central to understanding people's information practices. Method. First, the concept of information practices is developed, drawing on theories from information and library research as well as ideas from the New Literacy Studies, the author's field of research… CONTINUE READING