Online information literacy learning for nurses: exploration of an RCN learning area

Caroline Lynch, Angela Perrett
2007, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. pp. 43 - 48


This article explores the development of an online learning area including context and process of the development. Key features of the learning area are outlined. An analysis of the information needs of nurses highlighted a demand for information literacy training. The development of the learning area was a collaborative process involving library staff and lifelong learning staff. The learning area uses a variety of techniques to appeal to a range of learning styles. Feedback about the learning area has been obtained and ongoing development of the learning area is planned.


Information Literacy; Nursing; Online learning

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