Continuing education of teachers and librarians for information literacy. The contribution of distance education

<p></p><p>Abstract In contemporary society, continuous qualification is a condition for individuals to act as critical and reflective citizens. In this context, continuing education is essential for the development of skills and abilities that have not been learned in graduation. The article presents a reflection about the potential of Distance Education to the continuing learning of teachers and librarians for informational practice, as they are important actors for the information literacy to be implanted and consolidated in school. Research conducted on Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior website shows that there are few published works about information literacy courses by distance education, especially for the training of librarians.</p><p></p>