Bishop Library’s Information Literacy and Library Instruction program works collaboratively with faculty to help students develop the skills needed to find, locate, analyze, evaluate, and use information effectively, efficiently, and ethically.
Bishop Library encourages the development of information literacy skills by:
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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."
Information literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning, and is common to all disciplines, learning environments, and all levels of education.
An information literate individual is able to:
Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education. Middle States Commission on Higher Education. 2006. p. 42.