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Library Technology: Information Literacy

What is Information Literacy?

What does "information literacy" mean?  

UTAS states : "Information literacy enables individuals to recognise when information is needed and to locate, evaluate and use information effectively. It is a prerequisite for lifelong learning." 

The links below take you to Australian school and university websites or documents that outline the issue.

Online Information Literacy Resources

Information Literacy defined

This short clip from a UK university library defines information literacy and maps the term to practical skills students need.

The Information Literacy Song

A humerous look at the impact information literacy and libraries can have on student results.

Information Literacy Twitter Feed

TasTAFE Library Resources on Information Literacy

The link below takes you to a live and always up-to-date TasTAFE libraries catalogue search for resources about information literacy.