Information "Literacies"

The article discusses the information literacies which are considered as the priority of library instruction programs. It cites that information literacy functions well in integrating media literacy and visual literacy. The author also explores the importance of media literacy in turning media consumption into an active and critical process. He also gives emphasis on the role of visual literacy in interpretation and production of images. It is also noted that media as well as visual literacy have become component of a lifelong educational process. The essence of electronic media in education is likewise mentioned.