Libraries in Higher Vocational Education Information Theory and Practice

Paper Keywords: Information Literacy Education of University Library

Abstract: Library Information Literacy Education activities to cultivate the public's ability to obtain information, to adapt to the modern information society in the definition and analysis of information literacy education content, based on the library to carry out further elaborated the theory of information literacy education, outlined the college information literacy education curriculum practices.

The 21st century is a set of knowledge, learning, emphasizing innovative knowledge economy era, is an era of information explosion, this time need to have a keen sense of information, good information ethics, information capacity of the high-skilled use of information literacy talent. The quality level of information literacy in particular, will greatly affect a country's comprehensive national strength, the level of information and information innovation. Visible, the information society needs is not a simple transfer of information or users, but with a strong message conscious and able to skillfully use modern information technology can be a lot of trivial information and data for induction and consolidation, and make use of and innovation, with higher information literacy talent.

Vocational education is an important part of higher education, specifically targeting its personnel training, namely training for various sectors of society production, service and management of the first line, with skilled professional knowledge and skills, while there are certain innovation, research capacity of practical, skills-based, management talent, so information on vocational college students quality education is to adapt to the needs of development of information society, college students are the pillars of construction of the motherland, to receive information quality education, in order to better quickly adapt to the future development of society. Vocational College Library literature as a school resource sector and information centers, school education and services are backed by scientific research, but also to promote the overall quality of education students and important position in higher vocational education must be recognized : higher vocational education information is to ultimately cultivate the information age learning ability of the students, in order to establish a learning society lay a solid foundation, while the results of the use of information technology is a prerequisite for university students must have good information literacy, know how Using these rich resources and information service system to promote their own learning, to improve their overall quality, so good information literacy training students to higher education is both a basis of the results of information technology, information technology is the main purpose of higher education. attention Higher information technology today, there is no reason not to attach importance to students' information literacy education, or information technology achievements can not play a role in the process of information has also lost its original meaning.

In modern society, the library is not only a national important cultural facilities, carry forward the fine national culture, building a new culture of social organization, while the masses library or people receiving social and cultural education, learning and cultural knowledge, improve their own quality in the classroom, is a place of national lifelong education of library functions lifelong education so that people in the values, knowledge, life skills and other aspects of the work to adapt to the development needs of the knowledge economy era. books subtle role of ideological and moral education can lead people to form a civilized, healthy, advocating science in society and new socialist harmonious interpersonal relationships; library reading activities can give us extensive knowledge, enrich the spiritual world, thus improving the overall quality of the Chinese nation, the library's information literacy education activities to cultivate public ability to obtain information, to adapt to the modern information society. library has a wealth of information resources and information networks, information is stored, aggregated information, dissemination of information distribution center for information literacy education provides the material basis.

Meanwhile, librarians generally have deep expertise and Library and Information processing information relevant skills, is the information bridge between resources and users, long-term work practices so they have a certain amount of information literacy, therefore, the responsibility of a library ability to shoulder the responsibility of information literacy, library information literacy should also give full play to its advantages and advantages.

1, information literacy and information literacy education in basic connotation 1.1 Information Literacy basic connotation of the concept of information literacy is a 1974 American Information Industry Association Chairman Paul Ze Koski first proposed, summarized as "the use of a large number of information tools and key information resources so that questions are answered technologies and skills ".1979 American Information Industry Association and interpret it as" People know when the problem is the use of information technologies and skills. "In the 1980s, further expand the connotation of information literacy and clear, includes not only a variety of information technology and skills, but also relates to the individual's attitude towards information, such as information needs awareness and utilization of information to determine the wishes of the value of information evaluation and judgment, reasonable and accurate use of the information, the information received and evaluation, etc. simple definition from the American Library Association, 1989 exposition, namely: "individual be able to recognize when information is needed, able to retrieve, evaluate and use information effectively integrated capacity." accepted definition of basic academic is "information literacy and information capabilities that effectively identify, search and retrieve information on personal and organizational needs awareness, qualities and abilities." Information literacy is information needs, information awareness, information, information ethics constitute the overall quality of them, information demand mainly refers to the individual's desire for information, is to produce the behavior of internal information, information awareness refers to the idea that people in the activity and perceived competence, mainly reflected in the sensitivity of the information, focused degrees, judgment and creativity, etc. , information capacity refers to people effectively use information equipment and information resources to obtain information, including information processing primarily cognitive, acquisition, identification, retrieval, processing, use, comprehensive analysis, communication, and proficiency in the use of modern information technology capabilities, Information ethics refers to the individual in the information campaign should follow ethical sum by the information activities bear the corresponding responsibilities and obligations, compliance information and regulations to prevent illegal activities, to ensure that information activities in a fair and true and reliable components such content.

Look from the meaning of information literacy, information literacy not only enables learners to have a better grasp of learning content, expanding scope of the study, but also enable learners to learn on their own self-directed and self-control.

1.2 Information Literacy Information Literacy Education basic connotation refers is to train students in learning awareness and ability to use information as a series of educational activities is a learning society "lifelong learning" and "open learning" needs. Contents mainly by information awareness, information ethics education and information and regulations, information capabilities education etc. Among them, information awareness education aims to cultivate awareness of the sensitivity of the information, or capture, analysis, judgment and conscious level absorb information, information ethics and information regulations Education requires people to prevent information from spam and information pollution, no production, no spread, do not use bad information, not personal attacks through the network, do not infringe the intellectual property, trade secrets, privacy, do not use information technology to carry out criminal activities, etc. , the information capacity of education by the Information cognitive ability, ability to obtain information, the information processing capacity and information capacity utilization component.

Education is not just for information, such as information access, retrieval, expression, communication and other purely technical education, but also will have access to the information used for information problem solving, creative thinking for integrated information capabilities, but also train people with knowledge structure to adapt to the information society, the ability to continue learning, research capacity and divergent thinking, independent learning attitude and approach to promoting social individual member information intelligence, psychological development information, training information ideas, information initiative, body awareness and Information such as the quality of the mind its significance is not just a specific stage of the goal, but every member of society lifelong goal, is the information age every member of society's basic ability to survive.

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2 Library Information Literacy Education for the 2.1 library has a wealth of resources of various carriers library resources for carrying out information literacy education provides the material basis. Rich collection of resources, a strong desire to attract students of knowledge, people can through various channels and means to get the information they need for information literacy education provides adequate safeguards.

2.2 Technical Advantages

More complete library of modern equipment for carrying out information literacy training to provide technical support. Libraries with a wealth of knowledge and advanced computer technology to provide students with a variety of information service, through a variety of means and ways to gather information, develop networks resources, electronic reading room, audio-visual, multimedia reading query information resources to provide students with a place, advanced information retrieval facilities provide students with a practical means.

2.3 Library staff has a number of advantages of the theory and practice of information rich high quality librarians, they have the processing, handling and organizing, retrieving information capacity, a keen sense of information, skilled use of various information tools, they are the leader in Information Literacy Education member.

2.4 library is not only environmental advantages dissemination of information, the more human cultural hub, It solemn and elegant architectural design, interior clean and quiet environment, bright and spacious learning space, strong cultural, learning atmosphere and so attract students of Information moral education of students have a subtle effect, it can induce students to follow certain ethical standards information, regulate their own behavior and activities information, thought provoking, strive to purify the soul.

3, University Library Information Literacy Education of University Library in the concrete measures students' quality education, the library should not just passively play it smart, but should focus on quality education in this center, library work to play initiative, and actively take corresponding measures to create conditions for the students quality education services.

3.1 to improve the overall quality of librarians, including information awareness, information capacity, education knowledge, computer skills and foreign language proficiency in order to preaching Tuition, university librarians must have a strong level of business and good overall quality, therefore, We must increase efforts to improve the overall Librarians overall quality.

3.2 initiated reader-oriented work, university libraries to guide the reader through to a better understanding of libraries, library information resources to understand the organization of and access ways to develop use of the library to solve encountered The practical problems of library activities for the reader's guide is available from the following aspects. Firstly, to carry out admission of newborn education. Just entered college freshmen, the library has a freshness and strangeness. Freshmen admission through education so that they understand the library's collection structure, workflow, rules and regulations, establish their basic library concepts, better future for them to use the library to lay a good foundation. Secondly, by recommending reading, lectures and other forms of modern information technology to spread knowledge.

3.3 carry the reader training. Retrieval Course of University Students practice there has been a lack of capacity, lack of knowledge of modern technology and other shortcomings. Recent years, with the accelerated pace of university library automation, library work has undergone a drastic change , CD-ROM retrieval, online searches and other modern means of information retrieval has gone beyond the traditional manual search, the increasing proportion of the library, so the library organization for college students has become a modern information technology training college information capacity one important way. training may include CD-ROM retrieval, online retrieval, database knowledge, the main purpose is to enable students to master the principles and methods of inspection machine, so that it can operate independently conduct computer searches.

3.4 open literature retrieval course, the key to open the treasure trove of information and knowledge to the students. Guide students to master the literature information retrieval and access methods from the library focuses on three aspects of guiding students to master a method of searching and retrieving information. First, evaluate and Recommended search tools. Second is to strengthen knowledge of teaching literature search, focusing on a variety of search tools and the use of a query, retrieval theories and techniques, literature distribution and simple intelligence analysis and research methods to solve the problem of how to query the information. Third, IT knowledge and education. Through the actual operation, improve the level of student computer use and web searching skills and know how to use the tool to find and access information.

In short, the university library duty on Information Literacy Education, the full use of their resources, talent, technology and the environment, and many other advantages, the implementation of information literacy education library as the main body, in addition to the use of the power and benefits of library We also need to practice constantly sum up, constantly improve information literacy education to explore new methods and models to accomplish the sacred mission entrusted by the times, based on information technology education, information, information ethics training as core, take many forms, comprehensive training students information literacy skills.


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