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Critical Information Literacy: Implications for Instructional Practice
Journal of Academic Librarianship (2006)
  • James K. Elmborg, University of Iowa
This article uses critical literacy theory to define information literacy. It argues that to be educators, librarians must focus less on information transfer and more on developing critical consciousness in students. Using concepts from literacy theory, the author suggests ways library practice would change if librarians redefined themselves as literacy educators. Reprinted by permission of the publisher.
Publication Date
March, 2006
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Citation Information
James K. Elmborg. "Critical Information Literacy: Implications for Instructional Practice" Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 32 Iss. 2 (2006)
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