Information and Learning Sciences: Volume 118 Issue 9/10


Table of contents - Special Issue: Using participatory methodologies for conducting literacy activities

Guest Editors: Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo

The use of participatory methodologies for conducting literacy activities: A perfect but not explicit fit

Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo

The purpose of this paper is to construct the basis for a research agenda that integrates participatory methodologies (PMs) into literacies (L) research and practice as a…

75 lessons learned for enhancing information literacy programs: From Ibero-America to universities worldwide

Alejandro Uribe-Tirado, María Pinto

The purpose of this study has the aim of expanding lessons learned that were originally detected for information literacy (INFOLIT) programs in Ibero-American universities…

Knowing and improving paraphrasing skills of Mexican college students

Jesus Cortes-Vera, Thelma J. Garcia, Alan Gutierrez

This study aims to develop both an activity and an instrument to support college students’ learning of the proper ways to paraphrase.

The challenges of scientific journalism according to Mexican university professors, newspaper directors and heads of research

Aixchel Cordero-Hidalgo, Javier Tarango, Claudia-Patricia Contreras, José Refugio Romo-González

The purpose of this paper is to determine the challenges of scientific literacy that scientific journalism can promote or suppress as a scientific dissemination activity…

Informed digital learning through social living labs as participatory methodology: The case of Food Rescue Townsville

Hilary Hughes, Rike Wolf, Marcus Foth

The purpose of this paper is to explore social living labs as a participatory methodology and context for fostering digital literacy and community well-being. This…

Developing academic librarians’ skills in e-book services through Participatory Action Research

Valentina Gamboni

The purpose of this study is to understand how to improve librarians’ skills, using an active and reflective participative process, to develop a university e-book service…

Virtual world global collaboration: an educational quest

Valerie Hill, K. Brant Knutzen

This research case study shares the partnership between librarians and educators to create a live digital literacy experience at The Quest (Camelot Project), a virtual…

Art galleries in the library

Bruce Massis

The purpose of this study is to report that the library has recognized the benefit to the community of including art gallery space in the library.

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