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Debating Credibility: The Shaping of Information Literacies in Upper Secondary School
University of Borås, Swedish School of Library and Information Science. (LinCS)
University of Borås, Swedish School of Library and Information Science. (LinCS)
University of Borås, Swedish School of Library and Information Science. (LinCS)
2011 (English)In: Journal of Documentation, ISSN 0022-0418, E-ISSN 1758-7379, Vol. 67, no 4, 675-694 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Purpose - The article concerns information literacies in an environment characterised by the two partly competing and contradictory cultures of print and digital. The aim is to provide a better understanding of the ways in which students assess the credibility of sources they use in school, with a particular interest in how they treat participatory genres. Design/methodology/approach - An ethnographic study of a school class’s project work was conducted through observations, interviews, and log books in blog form. The analysis was influenced by a socio-cultural perspective. Findings - The study provides increased empirically based understanding of students’ information literacy practices. Four non-exclusive approaches to credibility stemming from control, balance, commitment, and multiplicity were identified. Originality/value - The study adds to the understanding of how credibility is assessed in school environments with a particular focus on how digital and participatory genres are treated.

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Emerald , 2011. Vol. 67, no 4, 675-694 p.
Keyword [en]
credibility, information literacy, socio-cultural perspective, participatory media, students, upper secondary school, Informationskompetens
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Information Studies
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Library and Information Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-3134Local ID: 2320/8351OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hb-3134DiVA: diva2:871230
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Swedish Research Council, dnr 2007-3399

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