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Pursuing Information Literacy by Emmett Lombard

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Defense

A nation’s defense hinges on information and its analysis. That we live in an Information Age is redundant, but must be restated to truly appreciate the importance of it in terms of national defense. No matter how large an army or how impressive the technology, defense personnel must attain information literacy; the alternative is vulnerability.

Military science’s strategy, objectives and tactics are applicable to all aspects of defense, and are useful for considering the roles and relationships within information literacy. In this chapter I will consider the roles of Strategist (which will include objectives) and Tactician.

Information literacy and the intelligence cycle

Before approaching the above roles, it is worthwhile considering ...

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