New Article: “Information Literacy And Digital Literacy: Competing or Complementary”
The following article is found in the latest issue of Communications In Information Literacy (Vol 7, No 2; 2013).
Rosanne Marie Cordell
Northern Illinois University
Communications In Information Literacy
Vol 7 No 2 (2o13)
Digital Literacy is a more recent term than Information Literacy and is used for multiple categories of library users in multiple types of libraries. Determining the relationship between Information Literacy and Digital Literacy is essential before revision of the Information Literacy Standards can proceed.
From the Article
Information literacy and digital literacy are not competing concepts; they are complementary areas for students in higher education. Further, digital literacy concepts and skills can provide the fundamentals of managing digital environments that students need to succeed in Information Literacy and their other areas of study.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.