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Information & Instructional Services: Information Literacy

Information Literacy Classes

Set up a time for a librarian to provide instruction to your class. Librarians will collaborate with you to create a lesson that meets the needs of the students in your course.

Let's Get Together for Information Literacy! We can help! Classes are designed to teach effective use of information resources and library services for academic research. Please submit your request for a librarian to visit your class here. Information Literacy Instruction Request Form.

ACRL Standards

The Library subscribes to the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL). The ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education provide a framework for students to gather, analyze and use information.

1.   Determine the nature and extent of information needed

2.   Access information effectively and efficiently

3.   Evaluate information and its sources critically

4.   Use information to accomplish a specific purpose

5.   Understand the economic, legal and social issues of information


AAC&U Information Literacy Rubric

AAC&U Information Literacy VALUE Rubric

Determine the Extent of the Information Needed

Access the Needed Information

Evaluate Information and its Sources Critically

Use Information Effectively to Accomplish a Specific Purpose

Access and Use Information Ethically and Legally


See also: Cressman Library Information Literacy LibGuide

See also: Cressman Library Information Literacy LibGuide 

ACRL Standards, ACRL Framework, AAC&U LEAP and VALUE Rubric. Books, articles, podcasts and much more.

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