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Pursuing Information Literacy

Book Description

The primary purpose of Pursuing Information Literacy is to inspire individual thinking and application. The book reviews important information literacy and its social significance and the application of information literacy in a number of different sectors. The future of information literacy is explored in concluding chapters.

  • Philosophical framework and practical approaches
  • Beyond academia; different equations
  • Consistency and comfort as concept; expansion of domain

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. Acknowledgements
  6. About the author
  7. Preface
  8. Chapter 1: Introduction
    1. Why Information Literacy?
    2. Roles
    3. History
    4. Definition
    5. The four components
    6. Research, information and information literacy
    7. Chapter arrangement
  9. Chapter 2: Business
    1. Buyer as seeker
    2. Buyer as provider
    3. Seller as seeker
    4. Seller as provider
    5. Issues
    6. Tips
  10. Chapter 3: Health care
    1. Patient as seeker
    2. Patient as provider
    3. Practitioner as seeker
    4. Practitioner as provider
    5. Administrator as seeker
    6. Administrator as provider
    7. Issues
    8. Tips
  11. Chapter 4: Media
    1. Viewer as seeker
    2. Viewer as provider
    3. Reporter as seeker
    4. Reporter as provider
    5. Administrator as seeker
    6. Administrator as provider
    7. Issues
    8. Tips
  12. Chapter 5: Government
    1. Citizen as seeker
    2. Citizen as provider
    3. Government as seeker
    4. Government as provider
    5. Issues
    6. Tips
  13. Chapter 6: Justice
    1. Peace officer as seeker
    2. Peace officer as provider
    3. Judge as seeker
    4. Judge as provider
    5. Lawyer as seeker
    6. Lawyer as provider
    7. Convict as seeker
    8. Convict as provider
    9. Issues
    10. Tips
  14. Chapter 7: Defense
    1. Information literacy and the intelligence cycle
    2. Strategist as seeker
    3. Strategist as provider
    4. Tactician as seeker
    5. Tactician as provider
    6. Issues
    7. Tips
  15. Chapter 8: Education
    1. Student as seeker
    2. Student as provider
    3. Teacher as seeker
    4. Teacher as provider
    5. Administrator as seeker
    6. Administrator as provider
    7. Parent as seeker
    8. Parent as provider
    9. Issues
    10. Tips
  16. Chapter 9: Conclusion
    1. Organization and the individual
    2. Assessment
    3. Libraries
    4. Information literacy, truth and the fifth component
    5. Providers and components
    6. Information literacy as subject
    7. Future
  17. Further reading
  18. Index