Information Commons : Models for E-Lit and the Integration of Learning

Beatty, Susan and White, Peggy Information Commons : Models for E-Lit and the Integration of Learning. JeLit : Journal of eLiteracy, 2005, vol. 2, n. 1. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]


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This paper will describe the results of an environmental scan of some of the most successful Information Commons in North America and elsewhere, focusing on the elements of their service and program model that in the authors’ opinion foster e-lit integration.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Information Commons, e-literacy, learning, academic library
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LD. Computers.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BC. Information in society.
K. Housing technologies. > KA. Resources centers.
K. Housing technologies. > KB. Library, archive and museum buildings.
K. Housing technologies. > KC. Furniture.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CD. User training, promotion, activities, education.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CE. Literacy.
Depositing user: Peggy E White
Date deposited: 14 Sep 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:04


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