Information Literacy Skills: an exploratory focus group study of student perceptions

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1997
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information literacy
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This article reports the results of an exploratory study using focus group
methodology in information literacy research. A small focus group-seven
undergraduate students at Conwrdia University College of Albertudiscussed
the concept of information literacy and the role of the undergraduate
library in developing information literacy skills. Participants perceived
information literacy us valuable, and agreed that the libra y plays an
important role in developing the skill of locating information. Moreover,
the focus group method demonstrated potential for generating us&l data
in this field, particularly hypotheses for further research.

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English
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