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Research Smarter: Information Literacy Skills: Home

Build essential research skills for college success and lifelong learning.

Information Literacy: The Basics

Build your Information Literacy skills!  Success in college - and in life - requires the ability to:

  • Recognize information needs
  • Identify the best resources to meet particular information needs
  • Efficiently find and skillfully navigate information sources
  • Critically evaluate information sources
  • Effectively and ethically use and share information

Sharpen your information literacy skills by exploring the research help topics in this guide and/or Ask a Librarian for expert research assistance.

The Research Process

Research Guide for the Critical Thinker

Try this fill-in-the-blank, step-by-step guide to the research process from SIRS Issues Researcher, a library research database.

Instruct - Online Information Literacy Modules from Credo Reference

Faculty may contact the library about embedding this content into online courses as well as creating student-specific access for your class.

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