Teaching information literacy: the role of the university libraries in Germany

Faculty/Professorship: University Library  
Author(s): Franke, Fabian  ; Sühl-Strohmenger, Wilfried
Title of the Journal: Journal of Information Literacy
ISSN: 1750-5968
Year of publication: 2014
Volume: 8
Issue: 2
Pages: 154-160
Language(s): English
Licence: Creative Commons - CC BY - Attribution 3.0 International 
DOI: 10.11645/8.2.1958
URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/8.2.1958
The German Rectors’ Conference has recommended integrating information literacy (IL) courses into curricula and enhancing the role of libraries in order to create new information structures. This short report gives an overview of the IL activities of German university libraries. It analyses the results of the national IL statistics, presents the work of the IL networks in Germany and shows best practice at university libraries.
Keywords: information literacy, Germany, best practice, statistics, networks, frameworks, university libraries., Informationskompetenz, Universitätsbibliothek, Deutschland
Type: Article
URI: https://fis.uni-bamberg.de/handle/uniba/21158
Year of publication: 20. January 2015