Integrating theories of learning, literacies and information practices

Sanna Talja and Annemaree Lloyd

Literacies and information literacies

Information literacy provides a central scaffold to participation and learning in all areas of work, education and everyday life. The purpose of this book is to showcase new research in the field of information literacy, with a special focus on academic and empirical research on learning practices. While there exists a large corpus of published literature on information literacy,1 information literacy teaching and research in the pre-Internet era were mainly advocated and discussed by library and information professionals. This book presents information literacy research as belonging to the dynamic ...

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