The Effect of Using Information Technology Tools on the Informational Literacy of the Higher Education Students of Governmental Organizations in Iran

Document Type : Scientific - Research


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Economics, Management and Administrative Sciences, Semnan University,Tehran, Iran,

2 PhD Student in Information Technology Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran


As science and technology grow, especially in information and communication technology, it has become an inevitable part of education in universities and educational institutes. The goal of this research is to find the relationship between using these information technology tools in the informational literacy of students in Iran’s governmental universities. This research is applied in terms of goals, and it is qualitative regarding variables. The population of this study was chosen using the simple accidental approach. A Likert scale questionnaire was distributed among 384 students in different universities of Iran and the reliability of this questionnaire confirmed by Cronbach’s Alpha. This scale consisted of two parts including assessing the aspects of information literacy and the amount of using information technology tools among university students. The most important result of this research is that using information technology tools has a positive effect on the information literacy of graduate students, so that as a student uses these tools more, his/her information literacy increases.


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