User Education & Training

Information Literacy is a set of skills that embrace the entire life cycle of knowing how to define one’s information needs, then to find, evaluate, and communicate and effectively use the retrieved information. Information Literacy is, in turn, the keystone to life-long learning. An information literate individual is a self-directed individual capable of knowing how to master life management skills. In most develop countries librarians, educators and other information professionals play a pivotal role in equipping individuals with information literacy skills, as well as furnishing them with critical opportunities to survive and thrive in this era of fierce competition.