The Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education (ACRL, 2015) identifies concepts and best practices for information literacy instruction. It is based around six frames, or general concepts:
This framework is the basis for the library instruction you will receive in this class and includes valuable concepts that will help you to be successful in college and beyond. To learn more about the framework, click the link below.
Information literacy is a set of skills that includes:
Information literacy is a set of skills and abilities that includes:
All of these skills are increasingly important because of the vast amount of information available and the variety of sources providing the information.
Working to become information literate does not end with graduation from college. Being information literate
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When your UNIV 1003 class visits the library, one thing you will learn more about is the 5 Ws - five questions you can ask yourself to help with evaluating resources.