ISSN: 2249 - 0213

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The awareness of Media literacy and Media education among the users of University library in India: a Case study

Information literacy is a combination of related concepts of which media literacy is an important one. It deals with the skill development required to understand and critically analyse the messages sent via different media, print and non-print with its constructive and destructive implications. Countries have developed and are developing on this. Media education aims at teaching and learning about media aiming to develop young people’s critical and creative abilities. A case study shows the awareness about media literacy and the current trend in the usage of the media of information for satisfying information requirements among the library and information science students of the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta.

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