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Practising Information Literacy by Sanna Talja, Annemaree Lloyd

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Chapter 11

On the connections between information use and learning process

Jarkko Kari and Reijo Savolainen

Information use and learning process are significant constituents of the concept of information literacy (Bruce 1997; Lupton 2004, p. 14). Major information literacy standards contain more or less explicit references to information use and learning. For example, the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education developed by the Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL, 2000) defines an information-literate individual as someone who is able to, among other things, incorporate selected information into their knowledge base, and use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose. The constitutive role ...

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