Pursuing Information Literacy

Pursuing Information Literacy

Roles and Relationships

1st Edition - February 18, 2010

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  • Author: Emmett Lombard
  • eBook ISBN: 9781780630281
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781843345909

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The primary purpose of Pursuing Information Literacy is to inspire individual thinking and application. The book reviews important information literacy and its social significance and the application of information literacy in a number of different sectors. The future of information literacy is explored in concluding chapters.

Key Features

  • Philosophical framework and practical approaches
  • Beyond academia; different equations
  • Consistency and comfort as concept; expansion of domain

Readership

Anyone in an organization that seeks to foster Information Age literacies

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements

    About the author

    Preface

    Chapter 1: Introduction

    Why Information Literacy?

    Roles

    History

    Definition

    The four components

    Research, information and information literacy

    Chapter arrangement

    Chapter 2: Business

    Buyer as seeker

    Buyer as provider

    Seller as seeker

    Seller as provider

    Issues

    Tips

    Chapter 3: Health care

    Patient as seeker

    Patient as provider

    Practitioner as seeker

    Practitioner as provider

    Administrator as seeker

    Administrator as provider

    Issues

    Tips

    Chapter 4: Media

    Viewer as seeker

    Viewer as provider

    Reporter as seeker

    Reporter as provider

    Administrator as seeker

    Administrator as provider

    Issues

    Tips

    Chapter 5: Government

    Citizen as seeker

    Citizen as provider

    Government as seeker

    Government as provider

    Issues

    Tips

    Chapter 6: Justice

    Peace officer as seeker

    Peace officer as provider

    Judge as seeker

    Judge as provider

    Lawyer as seeker

    Lawyer as provider

    Convict as seeker

    Convict as provider

    Issues

    Tips

    Chapter 7: Defense

    Information literacy and the intelligence cycle

    Strategist as seeker

    Strategist as provider

    Tactician as seeker

    Tactician as provider

    Issues

    Tips

    Chapter 8: Education

    Student as seeker

    Student as provider

    Teacher as seeker

    Teacher as provider

    Administrator as seeker

    Administrator as provider

    Parent as seeker

    Parent as provider

    Issues

    Tips

    Chapter 9: Conclusion

    Organization and the individual

    Assessment

    Libraries

    Information literacy, truth and the fifth component

    Providers and components

    Information literacy as subject

    Future

    Further reading

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 182
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Chandos Publishing 2010
  • Published: February 18, 2010
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9781780630281
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781843345909

About the Author

Emmett Lombard

Emmett Lombard is a Librarian, Webmaster, and English Instructor at Gannon University in the United States. He presents his information literacy ideas at international forums, and inspires people to take ownership over their learning.

Affiliations and Expertise

Gannon University, USA

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