The Information Literacy Cookbook
  • Release Date : 31 August 2007
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 176 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780631141
  • ISBN 10 : 1780631146
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Synopsis : The Information Literacy Cookbook written by Jane Secker, published by Elsevier which was released on 31 August 2007. Download The Information Literacy Cookbook Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. This book, aimed at an international audience, provides an overview of Information Literacy (IL) in practice; what it is, why it’s become so important in the library profession and demonstrates how librarians can cultivate a better understanding of IL in their own organisations. It uses the ‘Cookbook’ theme throughout to provide a more informal approach, which will appeal to practitioners, and also reflects the need to provide guidance in the form of recipes, tips for success, regional variations, and possible substitutions if ingredients aren’t available. This approach makes it easy to read and highly valuable for the busy information professional. It includes an overview of information literacy in higher education, the schools sector, public libraries, the health service and the commercial sector. It also includes contributions from international authors. Highly readable for busy information professionals Contains advice, case studies and examples of good practice particularly useful for practitioners Relevant to librarians from all sectors