Ciência da Informação
Print version ISSN 0100-1965
GONZALEZ, Saray Córdoba. La formación de usuarios con metodos participativos para estudiantes universitários. Ci. Inf. [online]. 1998, vol.27, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 0100-1965. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-19651998000100008.
This paper justify how the user education method is giving rise to success in the information area. A conceptual description is first presented discussing the different approaches used for this concept within diverse spheres. The attention should be paid to the systematic and permanent education effort in order to create an information culture for Latin American countries. The active method proved at the Universidad de Costa Rica seems to be the best choice with higher education students. Conclusions are drawn regarding the UCR experience after several years of trying this method.
Keywords : User education; Information and culture; Active method in user education; Information user.