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LiONiL: Library Instruction Online for Information Literacy

What is information literacy?

Information literacy is "knowing how to find information, evaluate it,
and use it effectively.”

Information Literacy: Critical Skills for a Changing World, ALA 1994

Daily we are bombarded with information from a multitude of sources--the Internet, television, film, radio, newspapers, magazines, books, images, and conversations. Finding, evaluating, and using information effectively is a skill that you will develop as you pursue your college degree. More importantly, it is a skill that you will find invaluable in your professional and personal lives. An information-literate person has the necessary skills to be an independent life-long learner.