Media Literacy: A New Frontier for Libraries


ÖNAL H. İ.

TURKISH LIBRARIANSHIP, cilt.21, ss.335-359, 2007 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH LIBRARIANSHIP
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.335-359

Özet

This study aims at presenting guidance to achieve higher levels of media literacy and to transfer this knowledge. In this study, by analyzing the definition, history and development of the media literacy and an important role in the information services is discussed. The dimensions of the media literacy in Turkey are considered and general trends are commented. This study on an investigation that was conducted, using case study research with students, at Department of Information Management in Hacettepe University. The research was based on the survey method, synthesized the results of the investigation. The results of the investigation prove that librarians must have positive leadership for media literacy programs.