TITLE

INFORMATION LITERACY AND THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

AUTHOR(S)
Harding, Jane
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
APLIS;Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
There is a lack of literature about information literacy and the public library, especially compared with that of school and academic libraries. This might suggest that public libraries are not engaged in information literacy efforts. However the literature reveals that, despite myriad challenges, public libraries worldwide are embracing the responsibility and have implemented a wide array of information literacy approaches. They are furthering information literacy in their communities, albeit along a poorly defined and obstacle strewn path. Edited version of a paper first published in the 'Australian library journal' August 2008.
ACCESSION #
35870802

 

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