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A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy

Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi.

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The purpose of this research was investigating the personal information management skills of university librarians who are a member of librarianship discussion group of Mashhad Ferdowsi University, using Scounl Pillars of Information Literacy.The present research was conducted as an applied research using descriptive survey method. The statistical population included 196 participants from among university librarians who were a member of librarianship discussion group of Mashhad Ferdowsi University. The data collection instrument was a researchermade electronic questionnaire whose reliability and validity were confirmed by 30 specialist. This questionnaire was drawn up based on Jonesí Common Personal Information Management Factors (2012) and Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy (2011).The results of this research showed that the rate of usage of each common personal information management factor by the target librarians and their information literacy was at a decent and satisfactory level. Form the addressees' viewpoint there was a meaningful difference between using common personal information management and information literacy in rating (priority and importance). To improve the information literacy skills of librarians for the purpose of enabling them to identify the informational needs of their users and providing them with effective access to information, it is recommended that Ministry of Science, Research and Technology approve training courses on promotion of information literacy relying on personal information management techniques to be taught in the form of textbooks at various levels of study in the field of Knowledge and Information Sciences, and notifies these programs to higher education centers of the country.

Key words: Personal Information Management Skills, Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy, university librarians, discussion group of Mashhad Ferdowsi University, Iran.


 
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Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi. A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy. EEO. 2021; 20(5): 6148-6159. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.690


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Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi. A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy. http://ilkogretim-online.org//?mno=77107 [Access: April 28, 2021]. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.690


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Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi. A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy. EEO. 2021; 20(5): 6148-6159. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.690



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Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi. A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy. EEO. (2021), [cited April 28, 2021]; 20(5): 6148-6159. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.690



Harvard Style

Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi (2021) A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy. EEO, 20 (5), 6148-6159. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.690



Turabian Style

Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi. 2021. A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy. Elementary Education Online, 20 (5), 6148-6159. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.690



Chicago Style

Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi. "A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy." Elementary Education Online 20 (2021), 6148-6159. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.690



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi. "A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy." Elementary Education Online 20.5 (2021), 6148-6159. Print. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.690



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Maryam Sedehi, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi (2021) A Study of Personal Information Management Skills of University Librarians Using Sconul Pillars of Information Literacy. Elementary Education Online, 20 (5), 6148-6159. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.690








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