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"Information Literacy is defined as the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate and effectively use that information for the issue or problem at hand" (The National Forum on Information Literacy).

Meeting information literacy standards will assist students in successfully completing their course work at Point Park University and prepare them for excelling in their future careers. In order to assist faculty Information Literacy needs the Point Park University Library has compiled the following:

National Information Literacy Standards

ACRL Information Literacy Standards (Used by Middle States and other accreditation bodies)

Subject Specific Standards

Science & Engineering Technology

Information Literacy Tutorials

Point Park University Library's Basic Information Literacy Tutorial
Point Park University Library's COPA Information Literacy Tutorial
Point Park University Library's NSET Information Literacy Tutorial
Empower Wichita State University's Information Literacy Tutorial
Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
Plagiarism Game
A Fair(y) Use Tale
Information Literacy for Business Leaders

Information Literacy Course & Assignment Examples

Help In Writing Annotations