Information literacy meets employability

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Authors
O Keeffe, Colin
Issue Date
2015
Degree
Publisher
Dublin Business School
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Abstract
The proficiencies learned through information literacy (IL) training are life long skills that can be employed post graduation, especially in relation to employment. This presentation examines the evolution of IL; from traditional IL to digital IL in the workplace. The presentation seeks to highlight the theories and proficiencies of workplace IL, the attributes associated with employability and finishes by describing how Dublin Business School's information literacy programme has recently expanded by launching a new class "Information Skills for Interview Preparation"