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Information Literacy Tutorial: Intro

The Information Literacy Tutorial is designed to enhance your information research skills. Through it, you will learn how best to exploit library resources, to look for useful information, and how to evaluate and cite information sources.

What is Information Literacy

Introduction

Information literacy is defined as 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." (American Library Association)

Because of the increasing complexity of information formats, dissemination channels and collaborative ways of creating information, information literacy is becoming a highly sought after attribute of university graduates.

This tutorial is designed to enhance your information research skills. Through it, you will learn how best to exploit library resources, to look for useful information, and how to evaluate and cite information sources.

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