Information literacy education in WeChat environment at academic libraries in China

Jinchi Guo, Jie Huang

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This paper investigates the practice of information literacy education in the mobile environment in China. The research chose 39 university libraries of Project 985 as the objects of study, and especially focused on the practice of the East China Normal University Library for in-depth discussions. The data and examples were collected through surveys on both Internet and mobile Internet from September 1, 2016 to March 31, 2019. Based on the discussion of survey results and specific examination of practice of information literacy education through WeChat at the East China Normal University, this paper offers some experience, feasible strategies, and suggestions on how to improve the mobile information literacy education by using WeChat platform.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number102073
JournalJournal of Academic Librarianship
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Library and Information Sciences

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