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Information Literacy and Multilingual Information Management

Abstract

In this chapter the concept of Information Literacy (IL) is defined and the implications within the training and professional settings of information professionals are discussed, particularly those of multilingual information professionals.

Keywords

information literacy
higher education
information competence
lifelong learning
professional development

“Tomorrow’s illiterate will not be the man who can’t read; he will be the man who has not learned how to learn.”

(Herbert Gerjuoy in Toffler 1970, p. 414)

4.1. Information Literacy and Multilingual Information Professionals

Information and knowledge have become valuable commodities today, being main sources of wealth ...

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