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Information Literacy Resources: Std 1 Indicators

This guide was created using the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Standards on Information Literacy (IL) to help you to understand the concept of information literacy. This, in an effort to improve teaching and learning at the UWI.

Suggested Library tutorials

Library tour and introductory tutorial

Read and Understand an LC call number

Understand different types of Library resources and their uses

Breakdown and brainstorm concepts using mind-mapping

Understand how to read a course outline

Standard 1 - Performance Indicators

The information literate student determines the nature and extent of the information needed.

  1. The information literate student defines and articulates the need for information.
  2. The information literate student identifies a variety of types and formats of potential sources for information.
  3. The information literate student considers the costs and benefits of acquiring the needed information.
  4. The information literate student reevaluates the nature and extent of the information need.

Have you heard of mind maps?