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Title: Towards e-information Literacy : Quest for Interoperable Web Based Information System
Authors: Mahapatra, Gayatri
Keywords: E-information literacy
E-learning, Information literacy
Digital learning
User Education.
Issue Date: 2-Feb-2006
Publisher: INFLIBNET Center
Abstract: The paper introduces e-information literacy as the accepted phenomena, which helps in delivery of information, training or education programs via electronic media. It includes wide range of electronic communications like, Internet, intranet, satellite broadcast, digital television, CD-ROM, DVD, audio and video tapes, etc. Discusses the impact of e-learning on distance education and emphasizes on a paradigm shift that has facilitated the transfer of focus from the teacher to learner, and the institution of instruction to the study –room/ workplace of the learners. Also emphasizes on nature of libraries and the professional activities of the librarians are fast changing because of introduction of web technology in to the publication and communication of information, influencing the strategic direction of the development of libraries in the society. Due to interoperable opportunity, the new technology allows information to be easily personalized and customized. Librarians and LIS faculties can contribute to foster the skills through the strategic use of e-information learning tools and devices for better outcomes. Elaborates in detail about the status of e-education programmes along with course content and techniques to be used for e-education implementation in India. The LIS professionals and the web-technologists along with the planners have to play the key role for proper implementation of this e-information literacy programme that can reach to every sectors of our society.
ISBN: 81-902079-1-1
Appears in Collections:CALIBER 2006:Gulbarga

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