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A Guide to Information Literacy: What is it? Where can I go to get answers about it? Why does it matter?

Information Literacy Defined

"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." - American Library Association 

Additional Information Literacy Resources

Selected Sources on Information Literacy:

Information Literacy Standards for Science and Engineering/Technology - American Library Association, Association of College Research Libraries

Information Literacy Standards for Higher Education - American Library Association

Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs 2023-2024 - ABET

Credo Information Literacy Tutorials

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Welcome to the InfoLit Modules! The materials on these pages have been designed to give you a foundation in information literacy and critical thinking. Topics have been divided among six modules; each includes videos, tutorials, and quizzes.