Foundations of Information Literacy: Learning From Paul Zurkowski

Badke, William
January 2010
Online;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p48
Trade Publication
The article focuses on information literacy based on the definition by Paul G. Zurkowski, a lawyer and former president of the Information Industry Association. Zurkowski has stressed that people who can read and write but cannot apply information resources to their work must be regarded as information illiterates. Several information literacy concepts forwarded by Zurkowski are discussed, one of which is the notion that information can only be considered as knowledge after it has been manipulated or molded.


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