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Theory and Practice of Information Literacy (Paperback)
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Theory and Practice of Information Literacy (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 15/12/2017
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This
book explores the landscape of information literacy (IL) theory and practice,
providing an up-to-date guidebook for anyone wishing to develop their
knowledge, understanding and delivery of IL in
all aspects of lifelong learning.


From
politicians and policy makers through funders and education providers to
cultural heritage organizations, employers, community groups and social
activists there is a growing awareness of the impact of digitization on
engagement with information. Beginning with a recent
history of IL to give context, Theory and
Practice of Information Literacy
then provides a detailed review of
theoretical models and practical approaches using real life examples from the
wide information landscape.



This
book will examine key issues around information literacy from an academic and
professional perspective, and will:




provide a detailed understanding of the theory and
practice of information literacy and associated areas
identify and discuss the challenges presented by the
lifelong learning nature of IL in a digital world
enable the development of appropriate skillsets of
library and information professionals as central
players in the delivery of IL in education, workplace and society.


This
book will be a core textbook for library and information studies students and
useful reading for library and information professionals; other professional
services (including cultural heritage, careers, e-learning, teaching and
learning, adult education providers, ICT); and wider stakeholders (policy
makers, funders) seeking to engage with the debates around information
literacy.



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Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 9781783301355
Number of pages: 352
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm

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