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Library and Librarians In Information Literacy for Life long Learning in University Education.

UB Dangani

Abstract


For one to be relevant in a world where the written word dominates does not only require good writing and reading skills but must also have the ability to think critically, read between the lines, use information socially and ethnically, share ideas and keep abreast with trend in IT. This paper traces the origin of the concept of information literacy its relevance to academic community and life long education. The roles of library and librarians in the design and inclusion of Information Literacy (IL) in to the curriculum of Nigerian Universities was also highlighted. The paper concludes that IL is a prerequisite for university graduate to successfully survive and compete in the 21st century and beyond. The paper finally recommends Information Literacy blue prints for Nigeria universities.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/tim.v9i2.63661
AJOL African Journals Online