"By digital literacy we mean those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society"
Digital Literacy for University Success
Digital literacy looks beyond functional IT skills to describe a richer set of digital behaviours, practices and identities. What it means to be digitally literate changes over time and across contexts, so digital literacies are essentially a set of academic and professional situated practices supported by diverse and changing technologies. This definition quoted above can be used as a starting point to explore what key digital literacies are in a particular context eg university, college, service, department, subject area or professional environment.
Digital literacies encompasses a range of other capabilities represented here in a seven elements model