January 25, 2022

New Issue Alert: “Library and Information Research” (Vol. 40, No. 143; 2016)

The latest issue of Library and Information Research (Vol. 40, No. 143; 2016), an open access publication, is now available online.  This issue is titled, “Strategic and Policy Making Issues In Information Literacy.”

Library and Information Research is published by the Library and Information Research Group, a Special Interest Group of CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.


Table of Contents


Strategic and policy making issues in information literacy
by John Crawford


Ageing and information: The Scottish older people’s movement
by Bill Johnston

Information literacy as a tool to support political participation
by Lauren N Smith

Refereed Research Articles

Does dyslexia present barriers to information literacy in an online environment? A pilot study
by Lynne Cole, Andrew MacFarlane, George Buchanan

Information literacy development in a small country: A practical proposition?
by John Crawford

Between digital inclusion and social equality: The role of public libraries in Newcastle upon Tyne
by Maria Laura Ruiu, Massimo Ragnedda

Information literacy and information seeking of public sector managers in the Welsh Government
by Elizabeth Tait, Robert Edwards

Book Reviews

JACOBSON, T. E. and MACKEY, T. P. Metaliteracy in practice. London: Facet. 2015.
Reviewed by Reviewed by Helena Beeson

HERNON, P., ALTMAN, E., and DUGGAN, R.E. Assessing service quality: Satisfying the expectations of library customers. 3rd Ed. London: Facet. 2015
Reviewed by Fay Dowding

SHOWERS, B. (ed.). Library analytics and metrics: Using data to drive decisions and services. London. Facet. 2015.
Reviewed by Penny Robertson

MALLERY, M. (ed.). Technology disaster response and recovery planning. London: Facet. 2015
Reviewed by Ioannis Soilemetzidis

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.