David Prescott is an Associate Professor at Universiti Brunei Darussalam where he teaches Applied Linguistics, English Literature and Communication. His current research work involves Information literacy, online teacher training courses and tertiary students’ information retrieval practices. He is founder member of the English in Southeast Asia Conference group and has regularly attended the conferences since their inception in 1996. In 2005 he convened the Tenth Conference on English in Southeast Asia in Brunei and was Lead Editor of the Special Volume of Selected Papers from that conference published in Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal 6, 1, 2006. He has a forthcoming Information literacy article “The Importance of Information Literacy in Enhancing Students’ Learning” in The Journal of Education, 12, 2007, Curriculum Department, Negara Brunei Darussalam.