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  • Monograph “Information and Digital Competencies in Higher Education”
  • Open Access

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:


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 competencies
  • university libraries
  • university lecturers
  • university students
  • library services
  • information literacy