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Worldwide Information Literacy resources available in 42 languages | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Worldwide Information Literacy resources available in 42 languages | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
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From Prof. Woody F. Horton: Colleagues, it is with a great deal of both gratitude and pride that I call your attention to our ePub announced today by UNESCO entitled "Overview of Information Literacy Resources Worldwide."  Many of you either contributed one of the 42 language lists that are contained in this publication,or advised me on the content and format. The publication is available both in ePub format and as a pdf file.  I will be back in touch with you to solicit your ideas for how to use this tool to help ordinary citizens worldwide, who are not fluent in English, and would prefer to search for information literacy resources in their own native languages.  If you are a member of this Google Discussion group but do not see your native language in the database
in the ePub, please communicate with me because we intend that as many
languages as feasible be added to the database going forward, and also put in place a tool so that the "starting entries" can be kept up-to-date, perhaps using a wiki. We would welcome volunteers to prepare lists of IL resources in languages which are still missing from the database.

Here in brief is the UNESCO announcement:

"WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SERVICE

E-pub brings together worldwide Information Literacy resources
available in 42 languages

15.02.2013 - A collection of Information Literacy (IL) Resources from
around the world is now available on UNESCO’s website in e-Pub and PDF
formats. The publication titled “Overview of Information Literacy
Resource Worldwide” is divided into 42 language lists and includes
selected resources – from websites, books, journals and other kinds of
publications – that were provided by contributors from different
countries and institutions and compiled by Dr Forest Woody Horton Jr."

A more complete UNESCO article describing the publication background
and content appears if you click on the 3rd link below, and the pdf
and ePub file links appear on the right side of the screen on the
webpage containing the full article, under "Files."  Also if you wish
you can contact Irmgarda Kasinskaite, the senior UNESCO staff
programme officer in charge of the IL programs of UNESCO.

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, February 17, 2013 7:17 AM

Great resource! 

Gust MEES's curator insight, February 17, 2013 3:32 PM

Check it out, available in 42 languages...

 

Dawne Tortorella's curator insight, February 17, 2013 8:36 PM

Important resource for SLIS students to review.

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UNESCO: Development of the Media and Information Literacy Indicators

A timeline from 2003 to 2013


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First Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Week: What is next?

First Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Week: What is next? | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

... These events either supported or endorsed by UNESCO have a deeper purpose than what may be evident on the surface. They are a part of UNESCO’s global strategy to address MIL as composite concept for greater impact on civic participation, sustainable development, democracy and good governance.


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Media and Information Literacy Recommendations | IFLA

Media and Information Literacy Recommendations | IFLA | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
On request of UNESCO/IFAP the IFLA Information Literacy Section has formulated 'Media and Information Literacy Recomm…http://t.co/7TTzHpPU...
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Development of the Media and Information Literacy Indicators | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization


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Overview of meetings and reports on media and information literacy #UNESCO #MIL #Informationliteracy

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Media and Information Literacy for teachers

Media and Information Literacy education is a recently-developed pedagogical approach that take into consideration the new cultures emerging from the Information Society. Some prefer the terms Media Education, News Literacy, Digital Literacy, Information Literacy, or 21st Century Literacies. Media Studies and Media Ecology researchers world-wide are also contributing to the development of these new educational initiatives.


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Media and Information Literacy Curriculum for Teachers | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Media and Information Literacy Curriculum for Teachers | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

"First, it is forward looking, drawing on present trends toward the convergence of radio, television, Internet, newspapers, books, digital archives and libraries into one platform – thereby, for the first time, presenting MIL in a holistic manner. Second, it is specifically designed with teachers in mind and for integration into the formal teacher education system, thus launching a catalytic process which should reach and build capacities of millions of young people."

 


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