What is information literacy?
Information literacy is the set of knowledge, skills and abilities that enables students to identify and articulate their information needs, and to effectively locate, evaluate and integrate information in order to fulfill their needs in an academically responsible way.
How does information literacy instruction benefit my students?
Information-literate students are equipped with the knowledge and ability to identify and locate quality information that will help them succeed in all their research assignments and gain confidence in their own abilities to excel. This knowledge, ability and confidence forms a solid foundation on which to build an exciting and productive future of lifelong learning.
We’re here to help your students succeed!
We enthusiastically encourage all faculty to help promote greater information literacy and greater academic success by arranging information literacy instruction from the library for your students. Don’t hesitate to let us help you develop a learning activity or assignment that will challenge your students to become more information literate, better prepared to succeed in their academic pursuits, and more likely to embrace lifelong learning.
Schedule Information Literacy Instruction for your students today!
Simply fill out and submit an Information Literacy Request Form (PDF) to the campus/center library at least five days prior to the desired session. We’ll contact you to finalize all the arrangements.
Survey Links for Students
Please select the link for your recent Information Literacy training and complete the brief survey.
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