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Title The road to information literacy [electronic resource] : librarians as facilitators of learning / edited by Roisin Gwyer, Ruth Stubbings, and Graham Walton.

Imprint Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Saur, [2012]

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Description 1 online resource (343 pages) : illustrations.
Series IFLA publications, 0344-6891 ; 157
IFLA publications ; 157.
Note Selection of papers prepared for the Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section and the Information Literacy Section satellite conference that took place in Tampere, Finland, August 8-10, 2012, preceding the World Library and Information Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) held in Helsinki, August 11-17, 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Engaging learning environments for the future : the 2012 Elizabeth W. Stone lecture / Kirsti Lonka -- Integrating service learning into teaching information literacy : the librarian as designer and facilitator for information literacy instruction / Chi-Lung Chang and Mei-Mei Wu -- A catalogue revolution : the British Library, Primo and the information literate librarian / Louise Doolan -- Leading change : developing information literacy frameworks for students and library staff / Greta Friggen and Lisa White -- The two way street of learning : how the professional development of solo librarians influences their role as information literacy guides / Eva Hornung -- Planning for succession : building upon an information literacy instruction experience / Juanita Jara de Súmar and Julie Jones -- Incorporating information literacy competency standards and information literacy competencies into staff development programmes : a case study of the National Library of Uganda / Sarah Kaddu -- Nature or nurture? : case study perspectives on developing a team of passionate instruction librarians at the Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore Management University / Rajen Munoo -- Develop @ your library : meaningful partnerships through information literacy in Liasa Gauteng South Branch, Johannesburg / Julia Paris -- Working together beyond borders : capacity building in information literacy education at three university libraries in Namibia, Tampere and Helsinki / Menete Ndapandula Shatona, Janika Asplund, Tiina Heino, Päivi Helminen, Ivanka Stricevic -- Information literacy education in higher education institutions in South Africa / Leoné Tiemensma -- Raising librarians' disciplinary information literacy : can LibGuides help? / Jana Varlejs -- Learning on the job, teaching on the job : CPDWL and a new qualification for the research information-literate librarian / Clare M. Walker -- Information literacy in a Web-scale discovery world : a case study of user experience vs. content at Sheffield Hallam University, UK / Matthew Borg and Angie Donoghue -- Information literacy and knowledge management tools for first year students / Sharon Favaro -- Forging strong links : strategies for building a collaborative information literate learning community through the school library / Elizabeth Greef -- Librarians : moving from being "the elephant in the room" to becoming central to the learning process / David V. Loertscher and Blanche Woolls -- Academic integration of information literacy at the Durban University of Technology in preparing for lifelong learners / Shirlene Neerputh -- Engineering students' information literacy instruction and blended learning course design : a case study / Antti Rousi, Virpi Palmgren, Kirsi Heino -- Student literacy for succeeding in a pervasive digital environment / Win Shih -- Information specialists as facilitators of learning on an online course on information skills training : case study, library course for history students in the Optima learning environment at the Pegasus Library / Tiina Sipola -- Wikipedia and wikis as forums of information literacy instruction in schools / Eero Sormunen, Heidi Eriksson, Tuuli Kurkipää -- From the cradle to the grave : empowering Zimbabwean librarians through continuous professional development in the information age / Collence Chisita.
Summary Information literacy has been identified as a necessary skill for life, work and citizenship - as well as for academic study - for all of us living in today's information society. This international collection brings together practitioner and research papers from all sectors of information work. It includes case studies and good practice guides, including how librarians and information workers can facilitate information literacy from pre-school children to established researchers, digital literacy and information literacy for citizens.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Librarians -- In-service training -- Congresses.
Library employees -- In-service training -- Congresses.
Information literacy -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.
Electronic information resource literacy -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.
Technological literacy -- Study and teaching.
School librarian participation in curriculum planning.
Academic libraries -- Relations with faculty and curriculum.
Librarians -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Library employees -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Indexed Term Information literacy
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Gwyer, Roisin, editor.
Stubbings, Ruth, editor.
Walton, Graham, editor.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Information Literacy Section.
Other Form: Print version: Road to information literacy. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Saur, [2012] 9783110280845 (DLC) 2012030372 (OCoLC)808684423
ISBN 9783110281002 (electronic bk.)
3110281007 (electronic bk.)