Information Literacy (IL) has continued to be a key component in building research skills capacity. This is because the ability to locate and use information in an ethical manner is essential for research. Furthermore, and more crucially, research skills require the researcher to interpret the data and information into knowledge as well as develop new insight. Access to, and use of, information is therefore a prerequisite to the development of research skills; information literacy skills a key competency in building research skills capacity.
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