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SIMILE: Studies in Media & Information Literacy Education


SIMILE: Studies in Media & Information Literacy Education, a journal for those in the fields of information/media studies, library science, and education, is now available online at A subscription to the online version of SIMILE includes access to archived articles, editorials, and book reviews dating from 2002.


Published quarterly, SIMILE features research that advances knowledge about media and information literacy. The journal explores the ways in which social and cultural environments impact media production, and various methods that could be used to teach the skills necessary to navigate through these environments. SIMILE is an invaluable resource for librarians and teachers who give instruction in media literacy.


Free Sample Articles

Recent issues include articles such as “Challenging Islamophobia Through Visual Media Studies: Inquiring Into a Photograph of Muslim Women on the Cover of Canada's National News Magazine” ( and “New Literacies as a Challenge for Traditional Knowledge Conceptions in School: A Case Study from Fifth Graders Digital Media Production” ( To read either of these articles, simply click on the link following the title of the article you’d like to read, and then click on the PDF file icon that appears on the Journal Article page. Alternatively, you can cut and paste the article name into your browser.


A full list of the journal’s archived articles can be seen at For more information about SIMILE: Studies in Media and Information Literacy Education, or to find out how you can get a free trial subscription, please email us at [log in to unmask]. Subscriptions can be purchased at



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