Communications in Information Literacy, Vol 10, No 2 (2016)

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Beyond the Hyperbole: Information Literacy Reconsidered

Heidi Julien

Abstract


Information literacy, as a concept, has suffered from terminological confusion and has been burdened with untenable expectations. In addition, insufficient attention has been given to the place of information with the context of information behavior or information practices generally. Significant challenges remain to developing information literacy, but its value remains relevant.

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