Information Literacy

UNESCO’s main strategy in this area consists of awareness-raising about the importance of information literacy at all levels of the education process and of establishing guidelines for integrating information literacy issues in curricula.

Information Literacy Resources Directory

The International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (IFLA) has created this database to record information literacy materials from different parts of the world, on behalf of UNESCO. Librarians, educators and information professionals are invited to participate.

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  • State-of-the Art Report (Word)
    This international report on the state of the art of Information Literacy in different corners of the world attempts to give an overview of what is going on in the subject.

Principles of awareness-raising for information literacy: a case study

This handbook has been written to provide guidelines for developing process of awareness-raising. Theories, principles and techniques are offered in this manual based on the experiences of those who have developed practices that were successful and that met certain expectations. Rather than presenting generalizations, the handbook focuses on one event, the United Nations Literacy Decade 2003-2012.

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