Nila: A national information literacy agenda for Malaysia

Edzan, N.N. and Mohd Sharif, M.S. (2005) Nila: A national information literacy agenda for Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, 10 (1). pp. 91-103.

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Abstract

Information .literacy is defined as the ability to recognize when information is needed and the ability °to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. It has been a subjectfor discussion amongst librarians and information professionals since the 1970's and there are numerous information literacy initiatives that are in place in educational institutions worldwide. This paper attempts to look at the information literacy initiatives in Malaysia and proposes a framework for the implementation of a National Information Literacy Agenda (NILAJ.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information literacy; information literacy initiatives; Schools; Higher education; National information literacy agenda; Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Safri
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 00:43
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2015 00:43
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/14358

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