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TitleINFORMATION LITERACY The Way to Knowledge
AuthorGumbwa, Alfred
SubjectInformation and Knowledge Management
Date of Publication2011
Number of Pages77 pages
Geographical CoverageAfrica
KeywordsKnowledge Resource Corner, Digital Libraries and Portals, ACBF Knowledge Products, Information Management, Virtual Library on Capacity Development, ACBF
AbstractThe seminar highlighted the importance to become information literate in order to be able to identify right information, at the right time in right format. Information Literacy is described as the ability to identify what information is needed, understand how the information is organized, identify the best sources of information for a given need, locate those sources, evaluate the sources critically, and share that information. It is the knowledge of commonly used research techniques. Areas covered in the discussion include: Why Information Literacy?; ACBF Knowledge Products; Researching Using the Internet; Journals & E-News; E-Books; Digital Libraries and Portals; Finding ACBF Library Resources; Knowledge Resource Corner and the Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI).
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