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Library Instruction

Library Research Learning Modules

Definition:  Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.  For a more detailed discussion, please refer to the ACRL Information Literacy Framework.

Self-paced, interactive, online tutorials to help your students effectively research, evaluate, and cite their sources of information. Assign: 

Before Class: To prepare your students for their discipline-specific research instruction.

In Class: To start a classroom discussion based on the information literacy skills and concepts. 

After Class: To reinforce their search skills and understanding of information literacy and academic formats and standards.