Information literacy and public libraries

Chan, Josella
January 2009
inCite;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 30 Issue 1/2, p18
The article discusses the association between information literacy (IL) and public libraries. It is noted that IL is an essential skill for lifelong learning. According to the author, public libraries can play a significant role in the promotion of IL and lifelong learning. However, she argued that having no IL framework and guidelines, public libraries will have a hard time to develop IL education program for the communities they serve. Information on he community IL (CIL) is also offered.


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