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2009

Portland State University

Library and Information Science

Information literacy; theory; post-modern; LIS;

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Bringing Librarianship Back Home: Information Literacy As A Return To Method, Kimberly A. Jones Nov 2009

Bringing Librarianship Back Home: Information Literacy As A Return To Method, Kimberly A. Jones

Communications in Information Literacy

Information literacy (IL) has arisen as a response to the reification of information. As information has been commodified, it has lost its fluidity as a term and an idea. Librarianship, as a result, has lost its footing, its philosophy. IL seeks to restore method to librarianship and, as a result, return subjectivity to information.