Una “discussione in rete” con Stanley Wilder
On 4th January 2005 the USA Information Literacy community is shocked by the Stanley Wilder's article “Information Literacy Makes all the Wrong Assumptions” published on The Chronicle of Higher Education. The article strongly criticises against Information Literacy and academic libraries. As a reaction, an intense debate immediately arises within the USA Information Literacy community through the ILI-L discussion list. The first part of this paper attempts to identify a framework in the various Wilder's argumentations, which - despite the title of the article - seem to be lacking in systematisation. Furthermore, a comment point-by-point is given of the article contents. The second part of this paper illustrates and comments the very interesting discussion originated within the ILI-L list in reply to the article in hand. This exercise confirms once again the validity of the discussion list as a qualified source of information, able to return a realistic and vivid image of phenomena, much more than whatever form of essay which has to be well-pondered and “filtered” before the formal publication.
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