Information Literacy: Agendas for a Sustainable Future

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Ross J. Todd


This paper, somewhat an incomplete historical overview and personal perspective, outlines a number of key challenges and opportunities in relation to future directions and developments in information literacy as a field of research and professional practice.  It gives attention to significant foundational (selective) scholarship in the field, identifies a number of challenges in relation to theoretical frameworks, research needs, determining outcomes and impacts, and pedagogical frameworks for information literacy instruction. It is posited that addressing these challenges can play a role in sustaining information literacy as a significant educational and social agenda. 

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TODD, Ross J.. Information Literacy: Agendas for a Sustainable Future. Journal of Information Literacy, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 1, p. 120-136, june 2017. ISSN 1750-5968. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 jan. 2022. doi:
information literacy pedagogy, information literacy theories, information literacy definitions and models
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