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ENG 101 Information Literacy Prof. Schmitz

What is Information Literacy?

"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 2015, American Library Association, American College & Research Libraries Association

SC4 Goal of the Information Literacy Program:

Students will be able to critically and effectively evaluate sources for relevance and usefulness and use them ethically. 

The IL program teaches you how to:

  • Access the library’s e-resources 24/7 from any device with internet access using your SC4 email and password.
  • Use the library databases to find peer reviewed materials.
  • Evaluate sources for quality, validity, and bias.
  • Create advanced database and internet searching strategies.
  • Identify elements of MLA/APA citations.
  • Cite sources responsibly.

Navigate through the program using the tabs in the left-hand column. Complete the library assignment. 

 

Library assignment is due by 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, November 24.

 

Need help?

 

Contact Jane in the Library

Jane Lewandoski, Information & Education Services Librarian

jlewandoski@sc4.edu  (810) 989-5644


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