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Date of this Version

Spring 3-11-2020

Document Type



Zeeshan, M., Idrees, H., & Siddique, N. (2020). Measuring Information literacy skills of graduate students of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Library Philosophy and Practice.



The study was conducted in order to measure the information literacy skills of graduate students of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). To meet the purpose, a study was conducted in multiple phases. In the first phase, a comprehensive literature review was completed. In the second phase, a survey research design was solicited to collect the required data using a self-administered structured questionnaire. A convenient sampling technique was used to collect the required data from the population. The results showed that the majority of the graduate students have awareness about the information and its importance for their academic achievements. To fulfill their academic needs, the students desired the contents related to their assigned task subject and research so that they could identify a need, resources to access and authenticate the available information. The findings of the study would provide some useful guidance for University administration, policy makers and those concernd to improve and expand university level information literacy training sessions and programmes in Pakistan. These results could be executed on other universities with the same teaching and learning system, strategies, and environments.

Keywords: Information Literacy; Skills; Graduate students; LUMS University; Pakistan