Information Literacy and Learning

Virkus, Sirje and Boekhorst, A. J. and Gómez-Hernández, José-Antonio and Skov, Anette . Information Literacy and Learning., 2005 In: European Curriculum Reflections on Library and Information Science Education. Royal School and Information Science, 65-83Ka. [Book chapter]

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English abstract

This chapter is based on discussions which took place in the virtual workshop and the face-to-face (F-2-F) workshop on information literacy and learning. The virtual forum took place from May to August 2005 and face-to-face workshop on August 11-12, 2005 in Copenhagen. The goal of the workshops was to discuss the most relevant issues on the topic “Information Literacy and Learning” in connection with Library and Information Science (LIS) curriculum in the context of the Bologna process.

Spanish abstract

Análisis del lugar de la alfabetización informacional en el conjunto de los planes de estudio europeos del Grado en Información y Documentación, en el marco del proceso de adaptación al Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: Information Literacy, LIS Education, Europe, European Higuer Education Area, LIS Curricula
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CE. Literacy.
Depositing user: José-Antonio Gómez-Hernández
Date deposited: 04 Dec 2015 09:00
Last modified: 04 Dec 2015 09:00


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