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Digital and Information Literacy


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lecture conducted in the e-skills IP | 15 july 2013 | ESE-IPSantarém []

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Digital and Information Literacy

  1. 1. e-skills IP - Competences for Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing in Digital Society Digital and Information Literacy Dina Rocha and Ana Loureiro
  2. 2. Information Literacy Julho13- Dina Rocha /Ana Loureiro 2
  3. 3. Information Literacy1 WHAT IS ? - ability to identify what information is needed; - understand how the information is organized; - identify the best sources of information for a given need; - locate those sources; - evaluate the sources critically; - and share that information. WHY IS IMPORTANT? - we are surrounded by a growing ocean of information in all formats; - not all information is created equal: some is authoritative, current, reliable, but some is biased, out of date, misleading, false; - the amount of information available is going to keep increasing; - The types of technology used to access, manipulate, and create information will likewise expand. 1 University of Idaho ,2013 – Information literacy. Information Literacy Portal. url: Julho13- Dina Rocha /Ana Loureiro 3
  4. 4. Open Access • SPARC - The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition • articles and data are digital, online, free of charge for everyone and they are, • free of most copyright and licensing restrictions which means, • users are free to reuse as long as they give appropriate credits to the creator. • Budapest Open Access Initiative, 2001 • Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities, 2003 • IFLA – International Federation Library Association Julho13- Dina Rocha /Ana Loureiro 4
  5. 5. Open Access Resources Libraries in the twenty-first century Biblioteca de Alexandria Biblioteca de Nova Iorque Biblioteca no Texas, Julho13- Dina Rocha /Ana Loureiro 5
  6. 6. Open Access Resources Digital Library WorldDigitalLibrary Free access to cultural treasures from libraries and museums around the world. Rare books, maps, manuscripts, photographs, and more on a multilingual site. UNESCO Europeana Europeana is a simple but powerful tool for finding resources from all over Europe. Books, journals, films, maps, photos, music etc. will be available for everyone to consult – and to use, copyright permitting. Julho13- Dina Rocha /Ana Loureiro 6
  7. 7. Open Access Resources • Repositories: preserves and provides the intellectual production, in full text and open access subject or institutional ROAR - Registry of Open Access Repositories promote the development of open access by providing timely information about the growth and status of repositories throughout the world DRIVER - Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research OpenDOAR - The Directory of Open Access Repositories is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories Julho13- Dina Rocha /Ana Loureiro 7
  8. 8. Open Access Resources Journal Open Access • DOAJ - Directory of open access journals • • Érudit • Scielo - Scientific Electronic Library Online Julho13- Dina Rocha /Ana Loureiro 8
  9. 9. Open Access Resources Databases • Science Direct • Open Access Databases – references • GoogleScholar Julho13- Dina Rocha /Ana Loureiro 9
  10. 10. Information Literacy1 Julho13- Dina Rocha /Ana Loureiro 10