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Virtual embedded librarianship for information literacy teaching.
This paper, reports on the planning and preliminary results of an action research project undertaken for the redesign of an online distance learning information literacy (IL) module on the basis of virtual 'embedded ...
Enterprise search and discovery capability: the factors and generative mechanisms for user satisfaction.
Many organizations are re-creating the 'Google-like' experience behind their firewall to exploit their information. However, surveys show dissatisfaction with enterprise search is commonplace. No prior study has investigated ...
Empowering information literacy and continuing professional development of librarians: new paradigms for learning.
Information professionals play a key role in facilitating and advocating the development of information literacy in educational, organizational and everyday life contexts. However, their information literacy continuing ...
Towards an everyday life information literacy mind-set: a review of literature.
Purpose: Information Literacy (IL) within the everyday life context is regarded as an important condition for civic participation and engagement, informed citizenship, health and well-being. However, compared to the ...
Everyday life information literacy: a review of literature.
The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective.
In shared health decision-making, cooperation in the patient-doctor relationship is fundamental. However, lack of health literacy may act as a significant barrier in this process. Patients are expected to make decisions ...
Only connect: a phenomenographic study exploring stakeholders' conceptions of information literacy across an international middle school community.
(Robert Gordon University, 2017-01-31)
The dynamic information context is challenging school communities to calibrate their ways of understanding information literacy. However empirical research reports a lack of shared understanding and vision around information ...
Reading, writing and apprenticeships: developing an authentic reading and assessment strategy for graduate apprenticeships.
(Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS), 2018-04-24)
The recent launch of graduate apprenticeships in Scotland requires participating universities to collaborate closely with employers to design and develop innovative curricula to enable apprentices to acquire new knowledge ...
Exploring the everyday life information needs and the sociocultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland.
Purpose: This paper presents the research findings of the 'Syrian new Scots' Information Literacy Way-finding practices' research project, funded by the Information Literacy Group (ILG) of the Chartered Institute of Library ...
Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings.
(LILAC (Organisers), 2017-04-10)
The research in Phase 1 was conducted via interviews with two Scottish Refugee Council Coordinators and two focus groups with Syrian new Scots (with nine women and nine men). Syrian participants were also involved in a ...