volume 65, issue 4/5, P242-254 2016
DOI: 10.1108/lr-12-2015-0120
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Nujoud Al-Muomen, Debora Shaw, Michael Courtney

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to compare how undergraduates in Kuwait and Indiana Universities assess information resources for class assignments. Design/methodology/approach Social science majors at Kuwait University and Indiana University Bloomington completed the Project Information Literacy survey. Findings The students are comparable in how often they ask instructors or classmates for advice, but Kuwaitis are more likely to ask other people for assistance. Kuwaiti students generally are less critical in th…

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