Information Literacy Strategies For Improved Tertiary Education:- Imperatives For Academic Libraries In Nigeria :- Ogbonna, I.M

I.M | 15 pages (4291 words) | Journal Articles / Papers
Library and Information Science | Co Authors: OGBONNA

Abstract

It is apparent that individuals can no longer cope with the information overflow and the information rich environment of today. The paper is framed upon the backdrop that information literacy skills are required now more than ever in view of the explosion of information output and sources. In enumerating the benefits of tertiary education, the paper highlights the need for academic libraries to strategize in providing information literacy in institutions of tertiary education in Nigeria. The paper brings to limelight the meaning and misconceptions of information literacy. Highlighting the strategies, it emphasizes that information literacy strategies are necessary for academic libraries in Nigeria for a number of purposes such as to. support teaching and learning; embed information literacy in the curriculum; meet students need; ensure employability in a changing world; and develop key lifelong learning skills. The inadequacies of current instruction on information literacy Nigerian tertiary education are examined. The paper enumerates the challenges facing academic libraries towards implementing information literacy strategies. also presents the core information literacy competency outcomes such as the ability to: develop effective search strategies; locate and retrieve sources; organize and synthesize information; use and apply information. Recommendations on reposi . ti . oni ยท ng a ca1ade emic libraries for information literacy delivery were made Keywords: Information Literacy, Tertiary Education, Academic Libraries

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APA

I.M, I (2024). Information Literacy Strategies For Improved Tertiary Education:- Imperatives For Academic Libraries In Nigeria :- Ogbonna, I.M . Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Jun 17, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/information-literacy-strategies-for-improved-tertiary-education-imperatives-for-academic-libraries-in-nigeria-ogbonna-im-7-2

MLA 8th

I.M, I.M. "Information Literacy Strategies For Improved Tertiary Education:- Imperatives For Academic Libraries In Nigeria :- Ogbonna, I.M " Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 17 May. 2024, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/information-literacy-strategies-for-improved-tertiary-education-imperatives-for-academic-libraries-in-nigeria-ogbonna-im-7-2. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

I.M, I.M. "Information Literacy Strategies For Improved Tertiary Education:- Imperatives For Academic Libraries In Nigeria :- Ogbonna, I.M ". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 17 May. 2024. Web. 17 Jun. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/information-literacy-strategies-for-improved-tertiary-education-imperatives-for-academic-libraries-in-nigeria-ogbonna-im-7-2 >.

Chicago

I.M, I.M. "Information Literacy Strategies For Improved Tertiary Education:- Imperatives For Academic Libraries In Nigeria :- Ogbonna, I.M " Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2024). Accessed 17 Jun. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/information-literacy-strategies-for-improved-tertiary-education-imperatives-for-academic-libraries-in-nigeria-ogbonna-im-7-2

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