Essentials of Information Literacy and E-Information Literacy For Information Seekers

Essentials of Information Literacy and E-Information Literacy For Information Seekers

by Prakash B. Bilawar



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788193431153
Publisher: Ess Ess Publications
Publication date: 01/10/2018
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. Prakash B. Bilawar is working as Assistant Librarian (Senior Scale) at B. B. K. Library (Knowledge Resource Center), Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra since 2005. Dr. Bilawar did his B.Sc., B. Lib. & Inf. Science And M.Lib, & Inf. Science from Shivaji University, Kolhapur and qualified NET examination conducted by UGC in the year 2002 and did Ph.D. in library and information science from Shivaji University, Kolhapur in the year 2015. Dr. Bilawar has been the 'Contributory Teacher' for B. Lib. & Inf. Sci./M.Lib. & Inf. Sci. courses at the Department of Library & Information Science, Shivaji University, Kolhapur (both for theory and practical examination) since the academic year 2005-2006 to the present date. His areas of interest are ICT and Information Sources and Services.

Dr. Bilawar is working as a member / convener in different academic committees/programs such as member in the admission committee, member of syllabus revision committee, ad-hoc board member, examiner, co-paper setter and moderator for BLISc., MLISc., M.Phil and Ph.D (semester/annual/entrance pattern) examinations at his university. Dr. Bilawar is a Life Member of ILA (Indian Library Association), Member of MANLIBNET (Management Libraries Network) and a member of SUPTA (Shivaji University Post Graduate Teacher Association). He has also held the post of In-charge University Librarian at B. B. K. Library, Shivaji University, Kolhapur in the year 2008. He has professional and research experience of more than 22 years and has 20 research publications in various scholarly journals, conference proceedings/books in the LIS domain and has attended over 32 regional, national and international level seminars/conferences/workshops/ training programs at the various places. Further he has been invited as a resource person by the different academic institutions/organizations for their various programs.

Table of Contents




1 Information Literacy 1

1.1 What is Information Literacy? 2

1.2 Types of Literacies 4

1.3 Need for Information Literacy 5

2 Information Literacy Models 8

2.1 Kuhlthau, Information Seeking Model (1993) 9

2.2 Bruce's 7 Faces (1997) 10

2.3 Eisenberg and Berkovitz, Big Six Model (1998) 12

2.4 Society of College, National and University Libraries (Sconul) - Seven Pillar/Seven Faces Model (1999) 13

2.5 Empowering-8 Model (2004) 15

2.6 Pathways to Knowledge Model (Pappas/Teppe) 16

2.7 Louisiana, Information Literacy Model for lifelong learning 17

2.8 Anderson and Johnston Model 18

2.9 Service: Conceptual Information Literacy Model for Higher Education 19

3 Information Literacy Standards 24

3.1 Correlation between Models and Standards of Information Literacy 29

4 Tools for Measuring Information Literacy Skills 31

4.1 The Project - Standardized Assessment of Information Literacy Skills (SAILS) 32

4.2 The Information Literacy Test (ILT) 32

4.3 Information Literacy in Technology Assessment (ILIT) 32

4.4 Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills (Trails) 33

4.5 Centre for Information Literacy Research (CILR) 33

4.6 Information Literacy Self-Efficacy Scale (ILSES) 33

5 E-Information Literacy 37

5.1 Symbiosis between Information Literacy and E-Information Literacy 38

5.2 Why e-information literacy? 39

6 Information Literacy/E-Information Literacy Skills 42

6.1 E-information access skills and techniques 44

6.2 Web based information skills and E-information skills 48

6.3 ICT skills 49

6.4 Information skills/Information handling skills 49

6.5 Library skills 50

6.6 Social networking skills 50

6.7 Other skills and sources 50

7 Role of Library and Information Centers in Enhancing Information Literacy and E-Information Literacy Skills 53

7.1 General practices of Libraries in promoting Information Literacy/E-information Literacy 56

7.2 Faculty-Library collaboration in Information Literacy process 58

7.3 Librarian as a Collaborator 59

7.4 Methods adopted for Information Literacy/E-Information Literacy by Libraries 61

8 Value of Working Organizations in Promotion of Information Literacy Initiatives in India 65

8.1 List of organizations working at national/international level for promotion of Information Literacy 65

8.2 Initiatives taken in India for promotion of Information Literacy 66

9 Futuristic Approach towards Information Literacy/E-Information Literacy 72

9.1 Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) 72

9.2 Skill Fair 74

9.3 Significance of information literacy/e-information literacy 74

9.4 Conclusion 77

Bibliography 79

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