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Information Literacy

Information Literacy

Association of College and Research Libraries: Information Literacy Framework


The ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) came up with six interconnected concepts or fames for defining information literacy:

  1. Authority is Constructed and Contextual
  2. Information Creation as a Process
  3. Information has Value
  4. Research as Inquiry
  5. Scholarship as Conversation
  6. Searching as Strategic Exploration

Digital Literacy

What is Digital Literacy?

The American Library Association defines digital literacy as:

“the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.”

" provides intentional, foundational instruction to be taken at the pace of the learner. courses can also be adapted to support other teaching methods, including instructor-led classroom instruction and just-in-time individual assistance."