volume 66, issue 6/7, P570-583 2017
DOI: 10.1108/lr-09-2016-0076
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Maryam Derakhshan, Mohammad Hassanzadeh, Susan E. Higgins, Sara Abbaspour Asadollah

Abstract: The central role of library professionals is to help others find the information they need. Therefore, LIS academics equip themselves with the necessary competencies to access and communicate the required information in order to help students become information literate. The foundations for these competencies are instilled during the library and information science (LIS) program. This study investigated the challenges of developing an information literacy (IL) culture among LIS students in Iran. Taking an expl…

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