What is information literacy?
“Information Literacy is the ability to identify what information is needed, understand how the information is organized, identify the best sources of information for a given need, locate those sources, evaluate the sources critically, and share that information” (source: http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/info_literacy)
Why is Information Literacy Important to Lasallians?
- To help Lasallians deal with information overload
- To inspire and equip Lasallians to become lifelong learners
- To promote responsible use of information for problem-solving, decision making, and critical thinking
- To empower Lasallians to become independent learners
- To support the Libraries’ mission to provide lifelong learning through organized and relevant information sources and fast delivery of information services