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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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ITIMA32 Information Literacy (Set Book Exam) 4 ECTS
Organised by
Information Studies and Interactive Media

Learning outcomes

To give an understanding of the various dimensions of information literacy from the viewpoints of information retrieval and information seeking, learning and information systems design.


Theoretical frameworks of information literacy, professional interpretations and instructional challenges as a project for libraries. New literacies as pedagogical issues. The information seeking skills of pupils and teaching them as a collaboration between libraries and schools. Analysis of users' objectives and information needs in demanding information retrieval tasks as the basis of information organisation and user interface design.

Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Three books of the following:

  1. Andretta, Information literacy: A practioner. Chandos 2002
  2. Webb & Powis, Teaching information skills. Facet 2004.
  3. Bruce, Informed learning. ACRL 2008.
  4. Henri & Asselin (eds.) Leadership issues in the information literate school community. Libraries unlimited 2005.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
New Literacies and Pedagogics (Information Studies and Interactive Media)
School of Information Sciences