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Information Literacy and the Dreaded Citation Packet

The following is an excerpt from an academic paper I’ve been working on, hence the rather formal citations etc. As a teacher of technology, I am very interested in the “new literacies” related to information management, often referred to as Information Literacy, Media Literacy, Digital Literacy, and Network Literacy. I recently read Judy Salpeter's article, “ Make Students Info Literate ” in the May 22, 2008 issue of “Techlearning” magazine. In the article, Salpeter succinctly makes several points that I've been trying to make with colleagues for the last four years.