Information literacy is 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.”
An information literate individual is able to:
(from the Association of College & Research Libraries Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education)
The library is committed to fostering critical inquiry and information literacy skills within the W&J community. The Library seeks to support student learning and integrate information literacy across the curriculum by developing instruction sessions that engage students in the process of information exploration and discovery that encourages lifelong learning. (see U. Grant Miller Library Mission and Goals).
Our librarians offer several options for library instruction for your class: