A group discussion on information literacy

Jason Phelps, Steve Van Tuyl, Gladys Joy E., Martin Julius V Perez, Joseph M. Yap, Lihong Zhou, Yiwei Wang, Han Jiang

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Main ideas presented in the information literacy seminar held in Wuhan University was reviewed. Core thoughts of the group discussion was manifested by seven leading speakers. Primary conclusions deducted from the discussion are: information literacy brings more efficient organizations; data curation should be highlighted in information literacy; librarians shall undertake the duty of teaching information literacy; the related education needs reform especially the curriculum set; deductively test existing theories and inductively generate concepts are two orientations for future China information literacy research.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLibrary and Information Sciences
Subtitle of host publicationTrends and Research
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783642548123
ISBN (Print)3642548113, 9783642548116
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Data Curation
  • Information Literacy
  • Information Literacy Education
  • Learning Organization
  • Library 2.0

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)


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