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Q. Information Literacy

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Information literacy is the ability to identify, access, evaluate, and synthesize multiple forms of information. Information is expressed in many forms: text, data, images, and multimedia. Becoming information literate is a multi-step, iterative process that includes articulating the need for information; finding information efficiently; thinking critically about resources; managing the abundance of information available; using information ethically; synthesizing and incorporating information into one’s knowledge base; and creatively expressing and effectively communicating new knowledge

ABOUT THE ILCCS:  

The Information Literacy Core Competencies (ILCCs) were developed by the Grand Valley State University Libraries to provide a shared language about information literacy skills and how those skills reach across the curriculum. 

Core Competencies:

  1. Articulate the specific information needed.
  2. Access information using appropriate search tools.
  3. Evaluate the quality, usefulness, and relevance of the information.
  4. Ethically communicate both synthesized and new knowledge. 

TO LEARN MORE:    

Consider browsing this helpful website:  

  1. Information Literacy Core Competencies

 

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  • Last Updated Oct 18, 2019
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  • Answered By Francesca Golus

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