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Tag Archives: Information literacy

Fake News and Information Literacy: A Case Study of Doon University, Dehradun

In this global information age, there has been explosive growth in volume of information with an ever-increasing proportion of factually incorrect information. Fake news is intentionally fabricated news articles or information and has garnered a considerable amount of media attention in recent past. As users receive plethora of information with the growth of digital and [...]

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Measuring Information Literacy Skills among the Social Science Research Scholars of Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia University: A Study

The present study reports the result of a survey conducted at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh and Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI), Delhi to measure the information literacy skills of social science research scholars. The major findings of the study revealed that majority of the research scholars of both the universities required information for their [...]

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Assessment of Information Literacy Skills among Students of Academy of Integrated Christian Studies, Aizawl: A Survey

The present study is an attempt to make an assessment of Information Literacy Skills among students (UG and PG) of Academy of Integrated Christian Studies, Aizawl, Mizoram. Information literacy comprises the competencies to recognize information needs and to locate, evaluate, apply and create information within cultural and social context. A structured questionnaire was designed and [...]

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Legal Information Literacy in India: The Role of Academic Law Librarians in Support of Legal Education

Legal information literacy has become more important with the inclusion of ICT in legal education and research. American Association of Law Libraries has approved the Law Students Research Competencies and Information Literacy Principles in 2011. This paper is an attempt to know the status of involvement and the activities of librarians in law universities for [...]

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Efficiency and effectiveness of accessing information in the digital environment by the Agricultural Faculty

According to the American Library Association (ALA 2000) Information Literacy Competency standards for higher education, the information literate student acquires, needed information effectively and efficiently. The present study was conducted among agricultural faculty members in Kerala on efficiency and effectiveness of accessing information from the sources. This study shows that faculty members are using computers [...]

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Information Literacy Search Skills of Students in Five Selected Engineering Colleges in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh: A Perspective

The study investigated the knowledge of information literacy and search skills of students in five selected Engineering Colleges in chittoor district, Andhra pradesh. It also examined students’ ability to distinguish diverse information sources as well as assess the effectiveness of information literacy programmes of engineering colleges. The sample consists of 275 respondents drawn proportionately from a population of [...]

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Impact of Information Literacy Course in Use of Information Services and Resources of University Library: A Case Study of GBPUAT, Pantnagar

The information literacy course “BHS-610: Storage & Retrieval of Scientific Information” has been teaching to PG students of GBPUAT (G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology), Pantnagar as an optional course in each semester. The study discuses impact of the information literacy course on PG students in use of information services and resources of the [...]

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Response of Library and Information Science Schools in India to Information Literacy: An Analytical Study

Information in contemporary societies has attained importance and is regarded as an arsenal for overall progress and prosperity of the societies. However, there is too much information available to those who need and use information in different formats. People face different problems while searching a particular piece of information in the vast ocean of information. [...]

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