What is Information Literacy?
Information Literacy is defined as the ability to access, evaluate and use information from multiple formats–such as books, multimedia, subscription databases, e-books, and internet websites.
The Standards for the 21st-Century Learner* are:
Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.
Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.
Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.
Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.
*Source: Standards for the 21st-Century Learner in Action. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009.