Information Literacy slideshow

3,758 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
3,758
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1,986
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
21
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Information Literacy slideshow

  1. 1. What is Information Literacy? And why does it matter?
  2. 2. Information Literacy is… • "A set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." --ACRL
  3. 3. Recognize Information Need 1. What exactly do you need to know? 2. Why do you need to know it? The answers to these questions will guide your search!
  4. 4. Locating Information • Determine the best search tools • Develop good search strategies • Don’t be afraid to ask for help!
  5. 5. Evaluating Information • Is the source reliable? • Is the information accurate and up- to-date? • Always ask questions of any source!
  6. 6. Using Information • Use information to support thesis and conclusions • Present clearly and effectively • Cite properly
  7. 7. The Information Literate Person Information literate people find and use information competently and ethically. Information literacy is a valuable lifelong skill!
  8. 8. IL at Springfield College IL is a general education competency. Skills embedded across curriculum. Babson Library provides instruction and support for all information literacy efforts on campus.
  9. 9. Babson Library can help! Information Desk: Call us at (413) 748-3315 or toll-free at 1-800-730- 5279. Email/call either your department’s library liaison or Susan Bigelow for more information!
  10. 10. http://spfldcol.libguides.com/ infolit

×