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Fereshteh Kamran Toroghy, Azam Sanatjoo, Masoumeh Tajfari,
Volume 8, Issue 1 (5-2021)

Introduction: Information literacy experience emphases on the abilities of acquiring and applying information in order to respond to customers and exchange information with other colleagues and use in the workplace. As the task complexity increases, the experience of information literacy becomes important due to different information behaviors (diversity and complexity of information needs, difficulties in obtaining information, attention to oral information sources, interaction and exchange of information with colleagues).
Objective: Reviewing the role of information literacy experience of individuals in the workplace in terms of the complexity of the task.
Methodology: A qualitative research conducted by content analysis.
Findings: As the complexity tasks increases, information dependence and information literacy experience become more important, and more aspects of it is required in the workplace.  Likewise, it was   found that a small number of information literacy definitions are defined in terms of the work environment. Further, none of the definitions of information literacy examined had all aspects of information literacy.
Conclusion: Gaining experience and skill in information literacy is one factor that safeguards the success of employees. It is recommended for administrators and staff to use seven aspects of information literacy that cultivates the mind and warrants the advancement of the organization.
Fereshteh Kamran Toroghy, Dr Azam Sanatjoo, Dr Masoumeh Tajfari,
Volume 9, Issue 3 (10-2022)

Purpose: The purpose of the current study is to create and validate the information literacy experience questionnaire in the workplace with an emphasis on activity theory.
Methodology: This study is a functional approach and a survey method was used. The current research is quantitative research that was conducted with the tool design approach. In this research, to investigate the psychometric characteristics of the questionnaire, the stratified random sample method of 86 employees of different educational groups of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad In 2020-2021 was used. Also, questionnaire construction methods such as content and face validity and confirmatory factor analysis were used to check to construct validity. To check internal consistency, Cronbach's alpha was used. In this research, smart pls and SPSS statistical software were used to analyze the data.
Findings: The content and face validity index of the scale obtained the desired value. Also, the value of statistics in all cases is greater than 1.96, and in the factor loading, all factors were confirmed with a suitable level of explanation in the factor analysis (greater than 0.4). Cronbach's alpha for all factors was an acceptable value of 0.7 to 0.9.  
Conclusion: The results indicate the influence of information literacy experience factors according to activity theory. The scale designed to study the experience of information literacy in the workplace according to the factors of activity theory is considered appropriate. It is recommended to measure the new concept of information literacy, that is, the experience of information literacy that deals with activity theory.


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