Information Literacy Skills: an exploratory focus group study of student perceptions

Morrison, Heather Information Literacy Skills: an exploratory focus group study of student perceptions. Research Strategies, 1997, vol. 15, n. 1, pp. 4-17. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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This article reports the results of an exploratory study using focus group methodology in information literacy research. A small focus group-seven undergraduate students at Conwrdia University College of Albertudiscussed the concept of information literacy and the role of the undergraduate library in developing information literacy skills. Participants perceived information literacy us valuable, and agreed that the libra y plays an important role in developing the skill of locating information. Moreover, the focus group method demonstrated potential for generating us&l data in this field, particularly hypotheses for further research.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: information literacy
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CD. User training, promotion, activities, education.
Depositing user: E-LIS Canadian Staff
Date deposited: 09 May 2011
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:19


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