What is Information Literacy?
Currently defined by the American Libraries Association:
"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."
SVC Librarians are committed to collaborating with faculty in offering information literacy instruction and tools in support of pedagogical needs.
Understanding that every class and instructor will have different goals and outcomes, we can provide a variety of tools that can be customized to fit desired needs.
Information literacy components might include:
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The Association of College and Research Libraries have provided a framework for information literacy.
SVC Librarians take the recommended frames into consideration when proving content and instruction to students. For more information, see links below.
The ACRL Frameworks consist of a concept central to information literacy, a set of knowledge practices, and a set of dispositions. The six concepts that anchor the frames are presented alphabetically: