The library has developed an Information Literacy Plan to guide efforts in providing students with life-long skills in finding, evaluating, and using information.
Download the complete set of outcomes and the assessment rubric, created in 2008 by a cross-discipline Information Literacy team.
"Information literacy can be defined as the ability of a person to seek, find, evaluate and use information ethically to engage in lifelong learning." ~ Fitchburg State Rubric
Information Literacy is the ability to identify what information is needed, understand how the information is organized, identify the best sources of information for a given need, locate those sources, evaluate the sources critically, and share that information.
Students will be able to: