Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy Information Literacy WRI 100 Session 1
Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize wheninformation is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information."
An information literate individual is able to: Determine the extent of information needed Access the needed information effectively and efficiently Evaluate information and its sources critically Incorporate selected information into one’s knowledge base Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose Understand the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information, and access and use information ethically and legally Note: ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education will be used as a guideline as we develop our program.http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/informationliteracycomp etency.cfm#ildef
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