Information Literacy

Information Literacy

Elaine Magusin (Athabasca University Library, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 2
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch160
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Abstract

Information literacy is essential in the creation of lifelong learners. As educators struggle continually to ensure that students are able to successfully navigate the plethora of information available, and be able to think critically about this information, it is logical to consider information literacy skills instruction as a method of helping meet this goal. However, in order to provide information literacy instruction it is necessary to fully understand the concept and all it entails, including how it can be implemented and what benefits it offers to students, educators, and higher education institutions as a whole.

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