Information Literacy (IL) Model for Indian Higher Learning Environment: A Practical Approach to implementation of IL Instruction Program at University Libraries

Hemavathi B N, Ramesha B


The information literate civilization plays a vital role in the nation development and dire step has to be taken for transforming the young India to information literate India. India has to focus on imparting information literacy skills and competencies among the public. The roots of information literacy being embedded with the education system and imparting of life-long learning skills became an essential component of today’s’ higher education system.  The current study has been made an attempt to provide a practical approach for the institutionalization of information literacy instruction program in Indian higher learning environment. It intends the ATP model as a suitable approach to introduce information literacy instruction program in Indian higher learning environment, along with a conceptual base and the different components of information literacy required for Indian higher learning environment.

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