La alfabetización informacional desde una perspectiva global : el desastre agudiza nuestras mentes

Byrne, Alex La alfabetización informacional desde una perspectiva global : el desastre agudiza nuestras mentes. Anales de Documentación, 2005, vol. 8, pp. 7-20. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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English abstract

Information literacy is crucially important for all peoples as has been dramatically demonstrated in times of disaster as well as in more normal times. Its many dimensions have been much discussed in the library and information literature and have been defined in standards in a number of countries. Putting those concepts into practice presents a logistical and resource challenge, a challenge to which we much rise if we are to support a fairer and more empowered global information society. Text presented at the Joint Nordic County Libraries Conference, Malmö, January 2005. Translated by Cristóbal Pasadas Ureña.

Spanish abstract

La alfabetización informacional (Alfin) resulta crucial para todas las personas, tal y como se ha demostrado dramáticamente tanto en tiempos de desastre como en épocas más normales. Sus múltiples dimensiones han sido tratadas ampliamente en la literatura biblioteconómica y definidas por medio de normas en varios países. La aplicación de estos conceptos en la práctica presenta retos logísticos y de recursos que tenemos que afrontar si queremos contribuir a una sociedad global de la información más justa y más capacitada. Texto presentado en la Conferencia Conjunta de Bibliotecas de Condados de Países Nórdicos, Malmö, Enero 2005. Traducción de Cristóbal Pasadas Ureña.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Alfabetización informacional; catástrofes naturales. Information literacy; disasters.
Subjects: 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.
Depositing user: Anales de Documentación Revista
Date deposited: 28 Jul 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:12


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