But, students receiving Information Literacy Instruction had a higher average GPA than those without : a study at Middle Tennessee State University
And, students using the library during their first year have a higher GPA and higher student retention : a study from University of Minnesota
Use library RESERVES to give access to limited sources
Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and having the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.
Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.1 Determine the extent of information needed.
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.
1.3 Evaluate information and its sources critically.
1.4 Evaluate issues (for example economic, legal, historic, social) surrounding the use of information.
1.5 Effectively integrate and use information ethically and legally to accomplish a specific purpose.
Information Literacy in the Disciplines These standards and guidelines for specific disciplines have been compiled by the Association of College and Research Libraries. Includes articles, curricula, and presentations.