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Information Literacy Support: Home

What is Information Literacy?

Information Literacy is the set of skills and abilities needed to:

  • Identify & articulate a need for information;
  • Find & access information;
  • Evaluate information;
  • Use information, effectively and ethically;
  • Stay current with information.

Michigan Tech Learning Goal #6 - Information Literacy

Information Literacy is one of eight undergraduate student learning goals at Michigan Tech. The library can help integrate information literacy skills and concepts into your courses and assignments - explore our instruction support page for more information!