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Information literacy (IL) research tends to fall into one of two spaces. In the conceptual space the research concern rests with understanding the experience and core elements of the practice and how it emerges. In the practical space the execution and outcome of the practice as markers of successful teaching and learning are the focus. The division between these spaces and the lack of researcher/practitioner convergence create a conundrum that limits our ability to theorise IL, to adequately situate IL in library and information science research, to champion its benefits outside the library and information science field, or to promote to funding bodies the impact of IL. To address this conundrum a theory and foundational model of IL is described which attempts to reconstruct the IL space and its enactments without privileging research or practice.
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LLOYD, Annemaree. Information literacy and literacies of information: a mid-range theory and model. Journal of Information Literacy, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 1, p. 91-105, june 2017. ISSN 1750-5968. Available at: <https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/JIL/article/view/PRA-V11-I1-5>. Date accessed: 30 nov. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.11645/11.1.2185.
information literacy; landscape; modalities; enactment; literacies of information
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