Posted by: bluesyemre | May 16, 2013


  • This site is designed to provide information about the concept of metaliteracy. It also highlights work that is being done in connection with metaliteracy by a group of PIs working on a SUNY IIT (Innovative Information Technology) grant. The grant awarded in 2012 is Developing a SUNY-wide Transliteracy Learning Collaborative to Promote Information and Technology Collaboration. Metaliteracy promotes critical thinking and collaboration in a digital age, providing a comprehensive framework to effectively participate in social media and online communities. It is a unified construct that supports the acquisition, production, and sharing of knowledge in collaborative online communities. Metaliteracy challenges traditional skills-based approaches to information literacy by recognizing related literacy types and incorporating emerging technologies. Standard definitions of information literacy are insufficient for the revolutionary social technologies currently prevalent online,” as described in “Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy,” an article by Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson, which was published in the January 2011 issue of College & Research Libraries.

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