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Visual Literacy across the Disciplines

journal contribution
posted on 01.01.2014, 00:00 by Jennifer Mayer
Visual literacy is a crucial skill for today's university students and faculty. Thus, it is essential for academic librarians to have an understanding of basic issues surrounding use and discovery of images. This chapter defines visual literacy, explores potential visual needs across subject disciplines, discusses search strategies for images, describes potential roles for academic librarians related to visual literacy, discusses ethical concerns regarding images, lists visual literacy competencies and selected resources on visual literacy, and indicates where to locate images.

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eng

Language

English

Publisher

University of Wyoming. Libraries

Journal title

In Research within the Disciplines, 2nd ed.

Collection

Faculty Publications - UW Libraries

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Faculty Publications - UW Libraries

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Exports