Communications in Information Literacy, Vol 3, No 1 (2009)

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Bringing Librarianship Back Home: Information Literacy as a Return to Method

Kimberly A. Jones

Abstract


Information literacy (IL) has arisen as a response to the reification of information. As information has been commodified, it has lost its fluidity as a term and an idea. Librarianship, as a result, has lost its footing, its philosophy. IL seeks to restore method to librarianship and, as a result, return subjectivity to information.

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