Information literacy in the knowledge society : empowering learners for a better tomorrow

Chakravarty, Rupak Information literacy in the knowledge society : empowering learners for a better tomorrow., 2008 . In Trends and Strategic Issues for Libraries in Global Information Society, Chandigarh, India, 18-19 March 2008. [Conference paper]


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We are finding ourselves in a rapidly growing and complex digital environment which has in turn increased our dependency on information. But there is increasing evidence that our information skills are not keeping pace in any systematic fashion. We all need help to sharpen the techniques and skills to manage information. Present paper is an attempt to present the current status of information literacy and the emerging roles of libraries and schools of LIS education in augmenting the information literacy campaign.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: information literacy (IL), IL models, IL standards
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading. > CE. Literacy.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BC. Information in society.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BD. Information society.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CD. User training, promotion, activities, education.
Depositing user: Rupak Chakravarty
Date deposited: 15 Apr 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:11


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