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Information Literacy

“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.’”

American Library Association. Presidential Committee on Information Literacy. Final Report. (Chicago: American Library Association, 1989.) 

Information Literacy Links

National Forum on Information Literacy 

ALA | Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education 

The Information Literacy Website 

Information Literacy Tutorials

TILT (Texas Information Literacy Tutorial)

Information Literacy Tutorial (Five Colleges of Ohio) 

Information Literacy Tutorial (UW Parkside)

  • History Department
  • Keith Hall, Room 203
    390 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705-1087
  • Phone: 724-357-2284
  • Fax: 724-357-6478
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.