Information Literacy

Information Literacy

Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information."* The following tutorials are designed to help you gain these abilities.

  1. Introduction (10:02) | PDF
  2. Selecting and Narrowing Topics (6:35) | PDF
  3. Sources of Information (9:38) | PDF
  4. Search Strategies (8:07) | PDF
  5. Evaluating Information (5:17) | PDF
  6. Internet (7:28) | PDF
  7. Library Catalogs (4:24) | PDF
  8. Library Databases (7:17) | PDF
  9. Information Ethics | PDF

*American Library Association. Presidential Committee on Information Literacy. Final Report. (Chicago: American Library Association, 1989.)

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