n Mousaion - Information literacy and distance education : the challenge of addressing the lack of (basic) information skills in a lifelong learning environment. A case study

Volume 19, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0027-2639



The article describes various information literacy initiatives undertaken as part of the Gold Fields Library and Information Centre user education project. Now knowledge - not minerals or agricultural products or manufactured goods - is this country's most precious commodity, and people who are information literate - who know how to acquire knowledge and use it - are America's (South Africa's) most valuable resource (ALA Presidential Committee on Information Literacy)

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