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Pursuing Information Literacy by Emmett Lombard

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Conclusion

Most of those I interviewed had not heard of the phrase information literacy: that needs to be remedied. It no longer belongs solely to the library, education or a particular nation: it is a global issue that transcends sectors and daily life. Although it is global in importance, it is built on individual roles and relationships. If those in the relationship disagree or misunderstand each other or the information, information literacy will be difficult to achieve. If we find some common ground, good things can follow. That is why the relationship and role approach are useful: no matter what one calls them, there are those who seek and those who provide. With conscious recognition for the other on the part of both it is possible ...

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