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Building Research/Information Literacy Skills: Home

What is Information Literacy?

An information literate person “recognizes when information is needed and be able to have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." (American Library Association)

IL skills are critical for academic, professional, and personal success!

Faculty Perceptions


Research study: Dubicki 2013

Information Literacy


How can the Library help?

  • Provide research instruction tailored to your course and designed to support your learning outcomes

  • Collaborate with you on assignment design to build your students' literacy and research skills

  • Create customized research guides, LibGuides, on a particular topic or specific course

  • Teach students searching and evaluation skills and ethical information use