Information Literacy Life Skills

To survive in the modern world we need to achieve a certain level of literacy and acquire information gathering skills. Part of this skill-set is to be able to decide what information is valid as opposed to information that is less reliable (or even complete fiction).

The multitude of sources supplying us all with information these days is vast! From television, radio and printed media right through to the more technologically advanced internet social communities, online news reporting and various other ...

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Communication, Culture and Development

We are now in an era where information flows virtually free across International boundaries, either broadcast by satellites orbiting high up in space or travelling at cyber speed along the seamless info-bahn on earth. In this form of communication, culture and development are closely linked. This would not require repeated emphasis if the principal decisions at various national and cross border (International) levels dealing with development, did not very often overlook the linkage between communication and culture.

Development is frequently perceived ...

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National Libraries World Wide

Biblioteca de Catalunya
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.gencat.es/bc/

Bibliotheque Nationale Suisse
Email: [email protected]
http://www.snl.ch/

Biblioteca Nacional
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.bn.br/

Biblioteka Narodowa
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.bn.org.pl/

Bibliothèque nationale de France
URL: http://www.bnf.fr/

British Library
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://portico.bl.uk/

King Fahad National Library
URL: http://www.kfnl.gov.sa/

Koninklijke Bibliotheek
URL: http://www.konbib.nl/

Library of Congress
URL: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/

Martynas Ma vydas National Library of Lithuania
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.lnb.lt/

Milli Kutuphane
Email: [email protected]
URL: ...

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LIBRARIES FOR THE FUTURE (LFF) SEEKS EIGHT STATES TO JOIN COMMUNITY ADVOCACY PROJECT

COMMUNITIES AND LIBRARIES: An Advocacy Training Program that enabled eight states to strengthen library advocacy within local communities is being expanded with additional funding from the Viburnum Foundation.  All states are being solicited by Libraries for the Future to apply for participation in Phase II of the program.  Eight states (a mix of original and new participants) will be selected for the second phase, which will build on the lessons learned during the initial program.

The funding from the Viburnum Foundation ...

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