Information is social: information literacy in context

@inproceedings{Hoyer2011InformationIS,
  title={Information is social: information literacy in context},
  author={Jennifer Hoyer},
  year={2011}
}
Purpose – This paper aims to discuss traditional conceptions of information literacy as created within an academic context to address information needs within this context. It seeks to present alternative realities of information use outside the academic sector, and to suggest that information literacy instruction within academia does not go far enough in preparing students for the information society beyond university. The aim is then to follow this by discussion of appropriate information… CONTINUE READING
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