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University Libraries and the Development of Lecturers’ and Students’ Information Competencies

International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education20107:7020037

Received: 15 February 2010

Accepted: 15 March 2010

Published: 15 July 2010


This article explains why university libraries assume, as one of their priorities, the development of lecturers’ and students’ information competencies. It also explains some of the options for achieving that goal.


information competenciesuniversity librariesuniversity lecturersuniversity studentslibrary servicesinformation literacy