Historical development of definitions of information literacy: A literature review of selected resources

@article{Sample2020HistoricalDO,
  title={Historical development of definitions of information literacy: A literature review of selected resources},
  author={Angela Sample},
  journal={The Journal of Academic Librarianship},
  year={2020},
  volume={46},
  pages={102116}
}
  • A. Sample
  • Published 8 January 2020
  • Education
  • The Journal of Academic Librarianship

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