Tag Archives: Information Literacy

Masters thesis: Adapting the Model for Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage in Cape Town

My Masters thesis has finally been concluded – for those interested: Full title: Adapting the Model for Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage in Cape Town: investigating user attitudes and perceptions in libraries, museums and archives. Abstract:  “Adapting the Model for … Continue reading

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Journal of Information Literacy review of my book – Volume 8 Issue 1 June 2014

A very positive review of my book Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage: Developing a Model for Lifelong Learning has just been published, open access, in the highly regarded Journal of Information Literacy. The full review can be read here.

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44th ACURIL conference – Libraries, Archives and Museums: Gateways to Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage– Nassau, Bahamas – my experience

I could write another book, easily, on my experience of the 44th ACURIL conference held from 8 – 12 June 2014, in Nassau, Bahamas, so bear with with me, as this is going to be a long post. When Dorcas … Continue reading

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IFLA WLIC 2013 conference in Singapore – my experience

I’ve just returned from attending IFLA’s World Library and Information Conference, held in Singapore from 17 – 23 August 2013. My primary purpose in attending the conference this year was to deliver a paper, entitled Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage … Continue reading

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South African Journal of Library and Information Science review of my book

My book has been reviewed in the South African Journal of Library and Information Science (SAJLIS). The editorial mention of the review is  here , and the full review by Peter Underwood, in which Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage: Developing a … Continue reading

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How my involvement with IFLA shaped the ideas in my book

My book “Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage: Developing a model for lifelong learning” has now been printed and published. I wanted to reflect on how the ideas in the book took shape over a period of years, during my involvement … Continue reading

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On the Timbuktu Manuscripts, the majesty of Mali, and the need for media literacy

It has taken me a while to gather and formulate some thoughts on the situation in Mali. First, I will indulge in some subjective expressions of love for Mali. Mali is beautiful, and represents a part of an ancient African … Continue reading

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