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The true story of information skills

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.

www.warwick.ac.ukstaffD.J.WrayInfo.html

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