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
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 (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.