TITLE

Beyond the Book: Literacy in the Digital Age

AUTHOR(S)
Borawski, Christopher
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Children & Libraries: The Journal of the Association for Library;Winter2009, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the transformation of information literacy that keeps evolving in the digital age. It notes that the use of computer and hop online broaden the digital literacy of children. According to the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy Panel, digital literacy is equated to the use of digital technology, communications tools, and networks to access, manage, and create information to function in a knowledge society. In 2009 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago, ALA and the Children's Book Council presented the program "Multiple Literacies in the Library," in which it offers children with more and more information via mediums other than traditional print.
ACCESSION #
46738288

 

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