Information Literacy

Known as: Information Literacies, Literacies, Information, Literacy, Information 
The ability to recognize when information is needed and to locate, evaluate, and use the needed information effectively.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
The concept of information literacy refers to purposeful information practices in a society characterized by almost limitless… (More)
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2011
2011
What do we teach when we teach information literacy in higher education? This paper describes a pedagogical approach to… (More)
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2008
2008
The culture of assessment in higher education requires academic librarians to demonstrate the impact of information literacy… (More)
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2008
2008
The practice of teaching information literacy is a topic of longstanding and current interest to library and information… (More)
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2007
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2007
Competency theory predicts a miscalibration between students' self-assessments of their information literacy skills and their… (More)
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2007
2007
A body of research has recently emerged in the UK which adopts an ‘academic literacies’ stance towards student writing. An… (More)
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2006
2006
This paper reports findings from a recent Irishbased study into faculty–librarian collaboration for information literacy (IL… (More)
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2005
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2005
This article proposes that we extend our information literacy instruction programs to include tenets of genre theory as a way to… (More)
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2001
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2001
This report describes the evaluation of a curriculum-integrated programme designed to help students develop an awareness of the… (More)
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1999
1999
With the increasing complexity of nursing practice and health care delivery, developing information literacy in students for… (More)
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