Information literacy is the ability to locate, evaluate, and use information effectively.
This guide is designed to help you both develop and reinforce these information literacy skills.
Information Literacy: The Basics
An information literate individual is able to:
Information literacy is recognized as:
(Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education)
Information Literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the:
The Six Frames (Core Concepts) for Information Literacy:
(Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education)
ACRL. (2016). Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
ACRL. (2019). Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline
Kent State University. (2019). About Project SAILS (Project for Standardized Assessment of Information Literacy Skills).
The Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI), (2019). Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education LibGuide.
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