Learning Commons SUBJECT GUIDES

Information Literacy

What is Information Literacy?

Information Literacy, according to the American Library Association (ALA), is first knowing when information is needed and then having the ability to find, evaluate, and apply that information. The last step lies in acknowledging the sources from which you gathered  your information.

What does this mean for me?

This means that to be information literate, you need research skills in combination with critical thinking skills.

Steps to Take...

The Seminole State Library created a short video explaining these information literacy components:

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