IL DeclarationsIL DeclarationsDip.LIS; BA(Lib.&Inf.Sci.) (NSW)
IL DeclarationsTo be Information Literate…• must be able to recognize when information is  needed;• have the ability to lo...
IL Declarations• Ultimately, IL people are those who have learnt  how to learn because they know how…   - knowledge is org...
IL Declarations• Prepared for lifelong learning……they can always find the information they need for            any task or...
IL Declarations• Prepared for lifelong learning……they can always find the information they need for            any task or...
IL Declarations• Empowerment• …an important prerequisite for fostering equitable  access to information and knowledge;• …b...
IL Declarations
IL Declarations• Information competencies are a key factor in  lifelong learning;• First step in achieving educational goa...
IL Declarations• …with faculty integrated programs, librarians  should actively contribute to the student’s learning  proc...
IL Declarations• IL…at the core of lifelong learning;• It empowers people in all walks of life to:        - Seek        - ...
IL: What/Who is at stake?
IL: Inter-related Concepts
From Data to Wisdom                  Bruce, 2003
Seven Faces of IL                    Bruce, 2003
IL: Inter-related Concepts  The more information literate anindividual becomes, and the longer    the individual sustains ...
Importance of IL• Find appropriate information for  personal and professional  problems;• Handle the uncertain quality and...
cont…Importance of IL• Is a pre-requisite for participative  citizenship, social  inclusion, personal, vocational, corpora...
cont…Importance of IL• Has a positive impact on  student’s performance and  success;• Enables individuals to deal  rapidly...
The Information ParadigmTerm            Date         Who                 1958                 1960                 1960   ...
The Information ParadigmTerm            Date             Who                           Michael Polanyi                    ...
The Information Paradigm Term                    Date   Who    Tacit Knowledge    Information Age   Knowledge Worker   Kno...
IL & LLL: A Continuum
cont…IL & LLL: A Continuum
IL & LLL: Pasadas (2007) “Communication Skills Map”
IL & LLL: Pasadas (2007) “Communication Skills Map”
IL & LLL: Pasadas (2007) “Communication Skills Map”
IL & LLL: Pasadas (2007) “Communication Skills Map”
Web 2.0 TechnologyWeb 1.0                         Web         Users                            Authors/Publishers/Contribu...
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Web 2.0 Technology   Old Sys: Bookmarks  tied to 1 PC
Web 2.0 Technology
Web 2.0 Technology                  delicious:        When you like a Site…simply          click the delicious button
Web 2.0 Technology               delicious:                Tagging
Web 2.0 Technology                 delicious:      As you Tag your bookmarks…you            add to the List of Tags       ...
Web 2.0 Technology
The InternetTools      Searching Techniques            SE
The InternetTools SE         http://info.lycos.com        www.altavista.com            http://gigablast.com
The Internet  Tools       Catalogues & DirectoriesCatalogues: www.worldcat.org      www.jurn.orgDirectory: www.doaj.org
The InternetTools      //infomine.ucr.eduMSE           www.ixquick.com        www.exalead.com/search
The Internet Tools                   WWW.IPL.ORGINDEXWWW.newspaperindex.com
The Internet Tools      //informationr.netDatabase              www.dlib.org
The InternetSearching Techniques  “phrase”   +word   -word  “phrase” +word AND is implied between phrases
The InternetAnatomy of a URL
The InternetAnatomy of a Domain Name
ReferencesBruce, C. (2003). “Seven faces of information literacy: Towards inviting students into newexperiences”, viewed o...
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This Lecture address the issue of Information Literacy (IL). It also encompasses all the relevant issues pertaining to becoming an Information Literate person. Starting from important IL Declarations, we continue to explore the Information paradigm, the Internet and relevant techniques together with Web 2.0 Tools.

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  1. 1. IL DeclarationsIL DeclarationsDip.LIS; BA(Lib.&Inf.Sci.) (NSW)
  2. 2. IL DeclarationsTo be Information Literate…• must be able to recognize when information is needed;• have the ability to locate, evaluate and use effectively the needed information;• schools and colleges appreciate and integrate the concept of IL into their learning programs and that they play a leadership role in equipping individuals and institutions
  3. 3. IL Declarations• Ultimately, IL people are those who have learnt how to learn because they know how… - knowledge is organized; - to find information; - To use information… …in such a way that others may learn from them!
  4. 4. IL Declarations• Prepared for lifelong learning……they can always find the information they need for any task or decision at hand…
  5. 5. IL Declarations• Prepared for lifelong learning……they can always find the information they need for any task or decision at hand…
  6. 6. IL Declarations• Empowerment• …an important prerequisite for fostering equitable access to information and knowledge;• …building inclusive knowledge societies.
  7. 7. IL Declarations
  8. 8. IL Declarations• Information competencies are a key factor in lifelong learning;• First step in achieving educational goals;• Such competencies should take place throughout citizen’s lives, especially during their educational years;• …where librarians, as a part of the learning community and as experts in information management, have or should assume the key role of facilitating information literacy.
  9. 9. IL Declarations• …with faculty integrated programs, librarians should actively contribute to the student’s learning processes;• To enhance or develop the skills, knowledge and values needed to become lifelong learners.
  10. 10. IL Declarations• IL…at the core of lifelong learning;• It empowers people in all walks of life to: - Seek - Evaluate - Use and create information effectively;• It is a basic human right in a digital world;• Promotes social inclusion of all nations.
  11. 11. IL: What/Who is at stake?
  12. 12. IL: Inter-related Concepts
  13. 13. From Data to Wisdom Bruce, 2003
  14. 14. Seven Faces of IL Bruce, 2003
  15. 15. IL: Inter-related Concepts The more information literate anindividual becomes, and the longer the individual sustains good information literacy learning and practices those habits, the greater the self-enlightenment that will occur, especially if practiced over an entire lifetime. Information literacy is a set of skills Lifelong learning is a good habit Lau, 2007
  16. 16. Importance of IL• Find appropriate information for personal and professional problems;• Handle the uncertain quality and expanding quantity of information;• Plays a key role in understanding what constitutes plagiarism;
  17. 17. cont…Importance of IL• Is a pre-requisite for participative citizenship, social inclusion, personal, vocational, corporat e and organizational empowerment and LLL;• Assume greater control over their own learning;• Applicable to all disciplines, learning environments and Levels of education;
  18. 18. cont…Importance of IL• Has a positive impact on student’s performance and success;• Enables individuals to deal rapidly with the changing environment.
  19. 19. The Information ParadigmTerm Date Who 1958 1960 1960 1962 1962 1970 1974 1982 1986 mid-80s 2002
  20. 20. The Information ParadigmTerm Date Who Michael Polanyi AT&T Peter Drucker Peter Drucker Fritz Machlup Alvin Toffler Paul Zurkowski Michael Earl Karl Wiig Peter Keen O’Reilly & MediaLive Int.
  21. 21. The Information Paradigm Term Date Who Tacit Knowledge Information Age Knowledge Worker Knowledge Society Knowledge Economy Information Overload Information Literacy Information SocietyKnowledge Management Hyrib Web 2.0
  22. 22. IL & LLL: A Continuum
  23. 23. cont…IL & LLL: A Continuum
  24. 24. IL & LLL: Pasadas (2007) “Communication Skills Map”
  25. 25. IL & LLL: Pasadas (2007) “Communication Skills Map”
  26. 26. IL & LLL: Pasadas (2007) “Communication Skills Map”
  27. 27. IL & LLL: Pasadas (2007) “Communication Skills Map”
  28. 28. Web 2.0 TechnologyWeb 1.0 Web Users Authors/Publishers/ContributorsWeb 2.0 Webcontributors Web
  29. 29. Web 2.0 Technology
  30. 30. Web 2.0 Technology
  31. 31. Web 2.0 Technology
  32. 32. Web 2.0 Technology
  33. 33. Web 2.0 Technology
  34. 34. Web 2.0 Technology
  35. 35. Web 2.0 Technology
  36. 36. Web 2.0 Technology
  37. 37. Web 2.0 Technology
  38. 38. Web 2.0 Technology
  39. 39. Web 2.0 Technology Old Sys: Bookmarks tied to 1 PC
  40. 40. Web 2.0 Technology
  41. 41. Web 2.0 Technology delicious: When you like a Site…simply click the delicious button
  42. 42. Web 2.0 Technology delicious: Tagging
  43. 43. Web 2.0 Technology delicious: As you Tag your bookmarks…you add to the List of Tags available to all
  44. 44. Web 2.0 Technology
  45. 45. The InternetTools Searching Techniques SE
  46. 46. The InternetTools SE http://info.lycos.com www.altavista.com http://gigablast.com
  47. 47. The Internet Tools Catalogues & DirectoriesCatalogues: www.worldcat.org www.jurn.orgDirectory: www.doaj.org
  48. 48. The InternetTools //infomine.ucr.eduMSE www.ixquick.com www.exalead.com/search
  49. 49. The Internet Tools WWW.IPL.ORGINDEXWWW.newspaperindex.com
  50. 50. The Internet Tools //informationr.netDatabase www.dlib.org
  51. 51. The InternetSearching Techniques “phrase” +word -word “phrase” +word AND is implied between phrases
  52. 52. The InternetAnatomy of a URL
  53. 53. The InternetAnatomy of a Domain Name
  54. 54. ReferencesBruce, C. (2003). “Seven faces of information literacy: Towards inviting students into newexperiences”, viewed online on August 10, 2011, from<http://crm.hct.ac.ae/events/archive/2003/speakers/bruce.pdf>.Lau, J. (2007). “How to Create an Institutional Infolit Program”, Mexico.

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