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Information literacy practice in academic libraries the higher education landscape

Introduction

Information literacy has been the subject of intense interest in the educational library sector and a number of literature reviews have resulted. These reviews include: Bruce (2000) who explored the territories of information literacy; Bawden (2001) who considered the various approaches to information literacy; and more recently Corrall’s (2007) examination of information literacy in the context of higher education. Rader (2002) has covered information literacy development from 1973 to 2002, while Johnson and Jent (2005) and Johnson et al. (2007) have explored the literature in relation to information literacy instruction. Hughes et al. (2005) ...

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