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ERIC Number: EJ771830
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Pages: 11
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-1537-2456
Riding to the Future--An Investigation of Information Literacy Skills of Students at an Urban University as Applied to the Web Environment
Wang, Yu-Mei
International Journal on E-Learning, v6 n4 p593-603 Oct 2007
This study investigated university student information literacy skills benchmarked by the Association of College and Research Libraries: (a) determine the extent of information needed, (b) access the needed information effectively and efficiently, (c) evaluate information and its sources critically, (d) understand the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information, and (e) access and use information ethically and legally. In addition, this study investigated the pervasiveness of student use of the Web compared with their use of the traditional library. This study was conducted in the school of education at a large urban university in the United States. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States