The Library is dedicated to ensuring that graduates of Georgian College achieve an appropriate level of information literacy (IL) following the Association of College and Research Libraries' (ACRL) Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
"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." (ACRL, 2014)
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A Georgian College study examined 500 students' perceptions and attitudes toward information literacy and tested their research in critical analysis skills.
Author: Amanda Duncan (Institutional Researcher) & Jennifer Varcoe (Special Projects Librarian) at Georgian College
Published by: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO)
The Library offers a variety of information literacy and library instruction services, such as:
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