Monday, July 07, 2008

Know Your User or Be Crowdsourced

The UK government is turning frustration into empowerment by asking groups and individuals to improve how public information is communicated.

Information literacy goes beyond what the library provides access to. Findability, critical thinking, and adaptive reuse/sharing are just some of the skills necessary for info literate citizens. However, the burden should be on us to provide user-centric systems. These systems must foster info lit growth in a non-obtrusive, almost silent way. Thus, automating information literacy instruction.

Show Us a Better Way


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