Contemporary standards suggest that information literate activity is a solitary process. As a corrective, research and pedagogical theory related to “learning communities” and “communities of practice” have become valuable sites of inquiry for librarians. The author provides strategies for making community a topic of instruction.
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Benjamin R. Harris, Communities as Necessity in Information Literacy Development: Challenging the Standards, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, Volume 34, Issue 3, May 2008, Pages 248-255.