No Shhing: Giving Voice to the Silenced: An Essay in Support of Critical Information Literacy

Doherty, John J.
June 2007
Library Philosophy & Practice;Jun2007, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role of critical information literacy in the efforts of librarians to devolve information power to researchers. It argues that the perennialist paradigm of literacy instruction counters the very objective of information literacy. Moreover, it suggests a revision of the information literacy program towards a more critical paradigm and offers some practical applications of the program.


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