In the age of social media, it is important to learn how to filter out information that is relevant and factual. As stated in the 1989 Presidential Committee on Information Literacy, “To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.” The following resources are intended to support the goal of using information thoughtfully and effectively.
“Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education”, American Library Association, February 9, 2015.
http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework (Accessed December 8, 2020)
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“Information Literacy Glossary”, American Library Association, September 1, 2006.
http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/infolit/overview/glossary (Accessed November 20, 2020)
Document ID: 78734a76-2dcf-f244-f5e4-ead8187d35fe
“Presidential Committee on Information Literacy: Final Report”, American Library Association, July 24, 2006.
http://www.ala.org/acrl/publications/whitepapers/presidential (Accessed November 20, 2020)
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