Library: pillar of lifelong learning and foundation for literacy skills

Sunday John, Dada Kayode Library: pillar of lifelong learning and foundation for literacy skills. Bibliotecas. Anales de Investigación, 2016, vol. 12, n. 1, pp. 98-103. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

Libraries from its inception as been a power house of knwowledge, without it, no living organism can grow. This has made its role grown exponentially bridging the digital divide through provisioning of information resources through Internet tools and other computer facilities to its users. The ever increasing availablity and access to information, both virtually and traditionally as charge libraries with the role of provisioning equal access to information, for all members of the communities and its surrounding environment, The value of. Information Literacy is an essential skill in the 21st century which every information and library professionals must acquire in assisting its library’s user groups/information consumers to develop and acquire relevant, qualittative information resources to meet their information needs, as these cannot be achieved without the acqusition of basic information literacy skills. This paper focuses on providing an overview on the role of libraries in promoting literacy skills among peers and lifelong learning opportunities which can be available for all age brackets from elementary to adulthood.

Spanish abstract

Las bibliotecas de su creación como estado una casa de poder de conocimineto, sin ella, ningún organismo vivo puede crecer. Esto ha hecho que su papel crecido exponencialmente reducir la brecha digital mediante el aprovisionamiento de recursos de información a través de herramientas de Internet y otras instalaciones informáticas a sus usuarios. La cada vez mayor disponidad y el acceso a la información, tanto virtual como tradicionalmente como bibliotecas de carga con la función de aprovisionamiento de la igualdad de acceso a la información, para todos los miembros de las comunidades y su entorno, el valor de. alfabetización informacional es una habilidad esencial en el siglo xxi, que cada información y biblioteca profesionales deben adquirir en la asistencia a los grupos de usuarios / consumidores de información de la biblioteca para desarrollar y adquirir recursos de información pertinentes, qualittative para satisfacer sus necesidades de información, ya que estos no pueden lograrse sin la acqusition de las habilidades básicas de lectura de la información. Este documento se centra en proporcionar una visión general sobre el papel de las bibliotecas en la promoción de la alfabetización entre los compañeros y las oportunidades de aprendizaje permanente que puedan estar disponibles para todos los grupos de edad de primaria a la edad adulta.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: libraries; information; professionals; literacy; learning; lifelong
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading.
Depositing user: Bibliotecas Anales de Investigación
Date deposited: 26 Jan 2017 12:24
Last modified: 26 Jan 2017 12:24
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/30461

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