The Role of Libraries and Librarians in Information Literacy


Ms. Vilma G. Anday delivered a paper entitled “The Role of Libraries and Librarians in Information Literacy” during the PLAI-STRLC Regional Conference on Promoting Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning last September 25-26, 2006 at the Capuchin Retreat Center, Barangay San Sebastian, Lipa City, Batangas.

She covered the following in her paper:

  • Definition of Information Literacy
  • Information Literate People
  • Core Concepts of Information Literacy
  • Importance of Information Literacy in Public, Academic and School Libraries
  • What’s new in Information Literacy in Public, Academic and School Libraries
  • Advantages of Information Literacy in Public, Academic and School Libraries
  • Challenges in shifting to Information Literacy in in Public, Academic and School Libraries
  • Some best practices
  • Expected, Perceived Roles of Libraries and Librarians
  • Competencies of Librarians

Note: Ms. Vilma G. Anday allowed PLAI-STRLC to post her paper in PLAI-STRLC blog and yahoogroups.

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