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WRT 101S - Desert Vista - Information Literacy Skills - Severson: 1. Definition

Information Literacy: Definition

"Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning."

From the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education,filed by the ACRL Board on February 2, 2015. Adopted by the ACRL Board, January 11, 2016.