These are the desired Information Literacy outcomes for the CLTCC Learning Resource Center instructional program. The instructional program is evolving, so this list may also be expected to change in years to come. This document was created in Fall 2014. Last update: 11/5/2014
A. Understand the role, power, and value of information in society.
B. Explain the public policy issues related to the access and use of information.
Demonstrate knowledge of the concept of Intellectual Property (including copyright)
Explain the legal, ethical, and political issues surrounding information technology, such as privacy, access to government information, information overload, equal access to information, and the responsibility to properly credit sources.
Explain concepts and issues related to censorship, intellectual freedom, intellectual Property (including copyright) and respect for different points of view.
C. Explain different information environments
D. Explain how information is organized in a library
E. Recognize the availabilty of assistance in locating resources
F. Identify and articulate information needs
G. Identify a variety of information sources
H. Develop effective search strategies
Central Louisiana Technical & Community College shares LCTCS committment to the principle of providing each student access to quality educational and life-long learning programs.