Information Literacy

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Fake News and Alternative Facts: Information Literacy in a Post-Truth Era (ALA Editions)
Topics include the rise of fake news, techniques to identify fake news, especially online; and methods to help library patrons think critically about ...
Type: Book
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Primary Sources on the Web: Finding, Evaluating, Using (American Library Association Reference and User Services Association)
This brief guide is designed to help students and researchers find and evaluate primary sources available online. 
Type: Website
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Best Practices for Financial Literacy and Education at Institutions of Higher Education (U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission)
The Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) prepared this report in response to Section 603 of P.L. 115-174, the “Economic Growth, Regulato...
Type: Report
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Data Visualization and information literacy (Womack, R.)
This article proposes that evaluation, critique, and use of data visualization be the initial focus of education and discusses some starting points fo...
Type: Article
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Data information literacy and undergraduates: A critical competency (Shorish, Y)
This article includes how data information literacy (DIL) relates to information literacy, competencies associated with DIL, the relevance of DIL to u...
Type: Article
Learning Resources Information Literacy
ACRL Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education (Association of College and Research Libraries)
This website includes the seven visual literacy standards and performance indicators learning outcomes for each of the standards.
Type: Website
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Strategies and Best Practices for Data Literacy Education: Knowledge Synthesis Report (Dalhousie University)
Defining data literacy as “the ability to collect, manage, evaluate, and apply data, in a critical manner,” this report synthesizes a set of skills an...
Type: Report
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Critical Thinking : Tools for Evaluating Research (Nardi, P.)
This book 'deconstructs' common errors in thinking and teaches students to become smarter consumers of research results. Written to compleme...
Type: Book
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Data Literacy: A User’s Guide (Herzog, D.)
This book provides background information about data literacy with practical, hands-on lessons that develop fundamental research skills. Tutorials pro...
Type: Book
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (Association of College and Research Libraries)
The ACRL framework for information literacy; guidelines for primary source literacy; information literacy competency standards for journalism, nursing...
Type: Reference
Learning Resources Information Literacy