The Information Literacy Program: a Case of Digital Libraries

Pawinun, P. and Kemparaju, T. D. (2004) The Information Literacy Program: a Case of Digital Libraries. SRELS Journal of Information Management, 41 (1). ISSN 0972-2467

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Libraries have continued to develop the education programs ranging from the literacy campaign, functional literacy and library instruction to information literacy. The rapid change of digital environment has influenced to the provision of information services. Library and information professionals has developed and redesigned the user education program. Various issues involved have been presented in this paper in order to clarify the concept of information literacy. Especially the issue of information technology should be integrated into the information literacy. It’s not important only the competency of information but the skill of tools for handling information is also more significant. However, the competency of information technology cannot help user access to information successfully without the knowledge of information. In this situation the users must understand both the information itself and technology as tools for accessing information.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Faculty of Science > Applied Sciences > Library & Information Science
Divisions: Jnana Bharathi / Central College Campus > Department of Library and Information Science
Depositing User: Mrs Rajani S
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2016 09:54
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2016 09:54

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