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Looking for Creative Information Strategies and Ecological Literacy

  • Jela Steinerová
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 552)

Abstract

Information strategies and creative information processing are considered for information literacy research. Information use patterns based on empirical and phenomenographic studies by selected authors are analyzed. Three case-studies are subject to meta-analysis resulting in identification of factors of information creativity and ecological information literacy. Ecological literacy is described. Main sources and aspects of creative information strategies as part of information literacy are presented in the final conceptual model. Three dimensions of the model are identified, including the problem-oriented, knowledge-oriented and the interactive strategies. For each dimension we determine main supportive strategies, such as conceptual structuring, conceptual exploration, and conceptual navigation. It is proposed to pay more attention to creative information strategies in information literacy research.

Keywords

Creative information strategies Ecological literacy Information use patterns Conceptual models 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This work was supported by the project VEGA 1/0066/15.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of ArtsComenius University in BratislavaBratislavaSlovak Republic

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