1. The information literate student determines the nature and extent of the information needed.
2. The information literate student accesses needed information effectively and efficiently.
Introduction to OPAC/OCLN- First Year Experience
General information finding: Critical Writing, Intro to Speech
3. The information literate student evaluates information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into his or her knowledgebase and value system
Why does the source of information matter? What's the difference between the online version of a newspaper and the print version?
Answering these questions: Critical Writing, Intro to Speech
Essentailly, library/lab time for research, with a research librarian AND faculty member present. There is minimal instruction involved.
4. The information literate student, individually or as a member of a group, uses information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.
This should happen in all first research courses in every major. Each major has a database(s) specific to them, with their own terminology. Students need to be comfortable with navigating those.
Examples: Introduction to Social Work, Introduction to Religious Studies