Research Priorities and Projects

On this page we identify our priority areas for future research, and existing projects in the field.

Priority areas for research

  • Conceptualising information literacy as a field of research and study;

  • Exploring the relationship between information behaviour and information literacy;

  • Developing and evaluating research methodologies appropriate to investigating information literacy;

  • Investigating the nature and impact of pedagogy for information literacy (teaching, learning, assessment and curriculum design);

  • Organisational strategies and structures for information literacy development;

  • Information literacy in the workplace;

  • Information literacy for citizenship in the information society and for lifelong learning.

Recent recsearch grants are: