Rethinking Information Literacy: A Practical Framework for Supporting Learning

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edited by Jane Secker and Emma Coonan

ISBN-13: 9781856048224

224 pages • 6 x 9

Based on groundbreaking research, this book presents a new and dynamic information literacy curriculum developed for the 21st-century information professional. This curriculum adopts a broad definition of information literacy that encompasses social as well as academic environments and places information literacy as a fundamental attribute of the discerning scholar and the informed citizen. In a modular, flexible and holistic way, it addresses the developing information needs of students entering higher education in the coming years. Interweaving the authors' research and the reflections of internationally recognized experts from the library, education and information literacy sectors, it illustrates how and why this new curriculum works in practice.

Sku: 9781856048224

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