TITLE

Digital Literacy

AUTHOR(S)
Berger, Pam
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Information Searcher;2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the significance of digital literacy to school librarians. School librarians should understand the relationship of digital literacy to information literacy and their role in making students digitally literate. They should also know that a different set of skills may be needed in reading digital texts compared to reading printed text. School librarians may be interested to know that information literacy is now considered a component of learning skills, according to the report sponsored by The Partnership for 21st Century Skills.
ACCESSION #
20992256

 

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