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Thinking Critically about Information: Workshop Series: What is information literacy?

Definition

"Information literacy" can be defined in many ways. Here is one definition, from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL):

Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.

-Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

Background

Session description

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