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Information Literacy Resources for Faculty: The Basics
Welcome! This LibGuide is designed to provide resources for Faculty interested in teaching Information Literacy Skills to their students. The content of this guide will be updated on a regular basis and we welcome your input! If you have any suggestions, please let us know!
We need your help!
How you can help us:
Provide the Librarians a copy of your syllabus
Familiarize yourself with the Library's resources and services
2. retrieving the needed information to address the topic
3. evaluating and critically examining the information
4. organizing the information
5. using the information effectively
6. is the basis for lifelong learning
The Association of College and Research Libraries has identified 5 standards and 22 performance indicators for Information Literacy. These will be the basis for the information you find within this LibGuide. For more information please see: ACRL Info Literacy Competency Standards
Search Smarter, Search Faster
Here is a fun video from an Australian university covering the topics of search strategies and subject databases.
Information Basics for College Students is essential reading for academic library instructors as well as those who are training to provide academic library instruction. Academic faculty and teachers interested in development of research skills at the college level will also benefit from selected sections of this book.