Picture of two heads

Open Access research that challenges the mind...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including those from the School of Psychological Sciences & Health - but also papers by researchers based within the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

eLiteracy or information literacy: which concept should we prefer?

Joint, Nicholas (2005) eLiteracy or information literacy: which concept should we prefer? Library Review, 54 (9). pp. 505-507. ISSN 0024-2535

[img] PDF (strathprints000032.pdf)
strathprints000032.pdf

Download (34kB)

Abstract

To give a comparative analysis of the validity of the concepts of eLiteracy (eL) and Information Literacy (IL). eLiteracy and Information Literacy are different but mutually compatible concepts with validity within specific contexts. By defining concepts clearly, this paper attempts to inform and clarify the framework for practical LIS research.