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Information Literacy Resources: Std 2 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.

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Standard 2 - Performance Indicators

The information literate student accesses needed information effectively and efficiently.

  1. The information literate student selects the most appropriate investigative
    methods or information retrieval systems for accessing the needed information.
  2. The information literate student constructs and implements effectively-
    designed search strategies.
  3. The information literate student retrieves information online or in person using
    a variety of methods.
  4. The information literate student refines the search strategy if necessary.
  5. The information literate student extracts, records, and manages the information and its sources.