Libraries and inter-generational communication good practices and their educational results

Petrova - Vasileva, Rositsa Libraries and inter-generational communication good practices and their educational results. Journal of Balkan Libraries Union, 2014, vol. 2, n. 1, pp. 45-47. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The process of changes today, on the border between traditional and digital culture, is a clear sign for a change of the communication characteristics and habits of man. As a result of the expansion of new information technologies people who have different communication skills are born and brought up, and rapid technological changes create communication gap between generations living together in a common period of time. Availability and / or lack of information literacy nowadays have become an increasingly important factor in the integration of the human person in society. And here lies the new role of library, by improving computer literacy and level of handling information technology of older users to overcome differences, improve communication, to bridge the gap between generations. The article presents also good practices to improve IT skills of older users of "Sava Dobroplodni" Regional Library - Sliven as an example of the realization of intergenerational practices for bringing people together.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Communication between generations, Classification of generations, Communication differences, Integration of adults in information society, Libraries and improving IT skills.
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections.
Depositing user: Dr. Gurkan Tuna
Date deposited: 05 Jan 2015 15:14
Last modified: 05 Jan 2015 15:14


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