Information literacy: conceptions, context and the formation of a discipline

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Webber, S.A.; Johnston, B.;
  • Publisher: CILIP, Community Services Group, Information Literacy Group

In this article the authors argue that progress in the development of information literacy (IL) has been hindered by tendencies such as: denying that information literacy is even a subject, paying exclusive attention to forces outside the discipline and forming informat... View more
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