Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
Information Literacy Skills among Undergraduate Students of Women Colleges in Trichy, Tamil Nadu: A Case StudyAuthor : C. Ranganathan
Volume 9 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 68-71
With the development of a wide variety of technologies, the amount of information available to people at large is growing rapidly. Colleges as a place and education as a mean to disseminate and transmit information have to keep up with this development. The diverse forms of technology make access to information easier and colleges have to seize this opportunity in order to produce students who are socially, intellectually and academically adopt. The application of the rapidly growing technology development in college can create an attractive, interactive and creative learning environment. To achieve this goal however, action must be taken systematically so that students can benefit from the information for learning purposes. This study focused on the information literacy skills possessed by women undergraduate college students. Next, it explores the specific important skills of information literacy skills that is locating and selecting skills. The data on sources of information preferred by the undergraduate women students would reflect the skills possessed upon using those sources. Hence the problem of the study is Information Literacy skills of undergraduate students of women colleges in Trichy city.
Information Explosion, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Printed Sources, Electronic Resources
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