Blog Task / ETL401

ETL 401 Blog Task 3 – Information literacy – a skill set, or something much more?

“Information literacy is more than a set of skills”. Present an argument for or against this statement, drawing upon the research and professional literature to support your views. It can be said that information literacy involves information skills and these skills are taught in schools today, most often as part of the library, but these … Continue reading


When does a source hit its geriatric years in the digital age?

I have just finished listening to Schmidmaier’s (2007) podcast on Education for the Library profession in the Digital Age and have also finished reading Herring’s (2007) chapter on Libraries in the twenty-first century: charting new directions in information. Both were read as part of the introduction week for the coursework of ETL401. I had my … Continue reading