The true story of information skills

10th November 2000 at 00:00
Information skills were important when we only had libraries, but now we have the Internet, CD-Rom and DVD those skills are invaluable. The fact they have not been treated seriously is a continuing disgrace. David Wray of Warwick University describes information skills as: definng subject and purpose; locating information; selecting information; organising information; evaluating information; and communicating results. He goes on to suggest some ways of fitting this into the primary curriculum.

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