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‘Weathervanes of their Communities’ – The Sanderson Review, public libraries and information literacy futures (2024)
Digital Artefact
Feeney, D., & Goldstein, S. (2024). ‘Weathervanes of their Communities’ – The Sanderson Review, public libraries and information literacy futures. [Blog]

Recent independent reviews of public library services in England have argued for a more comprehensive and cohesive strategy to promote the many benefits of these services. However a critical lack of quality data to support these conclusions, particu... Read More about ‘Weathervanes of their Communities’ – The Sanderson Review, public libraries and information literacy futures.

Tracking Information Literacy Undercurrents in Public Libraries (2024)
Digital Artefact
Feeney, D. (2024). Tracking Information Literacy Undercurrents in Public Libraries. [Blog]

Much work within public libraries is required to turn implicit information literacy knowledge into explicit information literacy practice. This blog post discusses this issue alongside examples of recent research addressing such needs and the chall... Read More about Tracking Information Literacy Undercurrents in Public Libraries.

‘New Clicks’: Developing User-Led Digital Literacies in Older Adults Within Scottish Public Libraries (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Feeney, A. J. (2024). ‘New Clicks’: Developing User-Led Digital Literacies in Older Adults Within Scottish Public Libraries. In European Conference on Information Literacy (121-129). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-53001-2_11

Background Research details that our present ‘digital-by-default' society structurally supports inequalities, where users without the requisite skills to enable meaningful engagement in the digital world are at an i ncreasingly severe disadvantage (... Read More about ‘New Clicks’: Developing User-Led Digital Literacies in Older Adults Within Scottish Public Libraries.

Developing user-led interventions aimed at improving digital literacies in older adults
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Feeney, A. (2024, April). Developing user-led interventions aimed at improving digital literacies in older adults. Presented at Scottish Academic Libraries Cooperative Training Group: Student Research Showcase 2024, Online

Our present 'digital-by-default' society structurally supports inequalities in both digital access and skills development, with older adults being disproportionately affected herein. Using participative methodologies this project seeks to develop ne... Read More about Developing user-led interventions aimed at improving digital literacies in older adults.