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Analysis of the Place of Information Literacy in Official Documents of Iran Public Libraries Foundation
Batul Keykha MIS * , Hasan Kiani Dr, Amir Ghaebi Dr
, batulkeykha@gmail.com
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Purpose: the study aims to survey the place of information literacy components in official documents of Iran public libraries foundation (IPLF) and survey the results with IFLA information literacy guidelines.
Research Methodology: The research is a kind of qualitative approach and is developed on theoretical analysis. The research community includes eight main official documents of IPLF as well as IFLA information literacy guidelines. Therefore, "conventional qualitative content analysismethod is conducted, and NVIVO software, a checklist, by relying on the Gal's technique are used.
Findings: 45 concepts related to information literacy components through the surveyed documents identified. The concepts categorized into five main categories namely, education, research, computer literacy, entrepreneurship, and lifelong learning. The concepts related to “information literacy education” considered the most attention in the official documents, and the 5-year strategic plan document had the most concepts related to IFLA's information literacy components. Despite the importance of information literacy in public libraries, the constructive role of these skills are not considered in the official documents to empower the audience as it should be.
Originality/ Value: The value of this analysis can be helpful to utilize as a major context to apply information literacy components in the official documents of IPLF more explicitly. Further, it can be fruitful to compile and implement constant programs of information literacy training for audiences of the Iranian public libraries.

 
Keywords: Information Literacy, Public Libraries, Official Documents, IFLA information literacy guidelines, Iran Public Libraries Foundation.
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Type of Study: qualitative | Subject: Information Literacy
Received: 2018/01/12 | Accepted: 2018/06/2 | Published: 2018/06/2
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Keykha B, Kiani H, Ghaebi A. Analysis of the Place of Information Literacy in Official Documents of Iran Public Libraries Foundation. تحقيقات اطلاع رساني و كتابخانه هاي عمومي. 2017; 28
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تحقیقات اطلاع‌رسانی و کتابخانه‌های عمومی Research on Information Science and Public Libraries
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