Lin (PhD) examines barriers to information literacy

PhD candidate Peyina Lin has authored a new article in Library Hi-Tech Journal. The article, "Information Literacy Barriers: Language Use and Social Structure" is part of a special issue on the "best young professionals."

Lin's article integrates theories from sociology, psychology, and education to examine how language choice and social structures constrain information literacy attainment and proposes ways to address barriers to information literacy, including: language use, social structures, and the neutrality-advocacy dilemma.

Citation for pre-print:
Lin, P. (2010), Information literacy barriers: language use and social structure, Library Hi Tech, vol. 28-4, special issue "best young professionals"

You can access the article now online, here.