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Riding to the Future – An Investigation of Information Literacy Skills of Students at an Urban University as Applied to the Web Environment
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, University of Alabama – Birmingham, United States

International Journal on E-Learning Volume 6, Number 4, ISSN 1537-2456 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA

Abstract

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.

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Wang, Y.M. (2007). Riding to the Future – An Investigation of Information Literacy Skills of Students at an Urban University as Applied to the Web Environment. International Journal on E-Learning, 6(4), 593-603. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved July 10, 2020 from .

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