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.
- Association of College and Research Libraries,
Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (2015)
The Smith Libraries have formally supported information literacy since 2004 through a series of initiatives designed to integrate information literacy into the curriculum.
How can faculty request an information literacy (aka library instruction) session for their class?
Faculty can request that librarians conduct class sessions for their students focusing on research skills and information literacy. To request a session, use the instruction request form.
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