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Seven Pillars of Information Literacy
The SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy : Core Model for Higher Education [pdf] provides a model for the development of information literacy as a student proceeds through their university courses. This paper describes each of the actions of the information literate student:
- Identify the information need
- Identify the scope of the information needed
- Plan the search
- Gather information
- Evaluate the information in terms of validity and relevance
- Manage the information
- Present the information
Information Literacy User's Guide
The Information Literacy User's Guide
An open textbook available as a pdf or epub. Authors include: Deborah Bernnard, Greg Bobish, Daryl Bullis, Jenna Hecker, Irina Holden, Allison Hosier, Trudi Jacobson, Tor Loney.
How to Use this Book
The Creative Commons license CC-By-NC-SA allows you to re-use this text as a whole, parts of it, and to change the content to create a new product. The license requires you to share your new product and does not allow you to make a profit from your derivative product.
A User's Guide for instructors provides ideas for incorporating the text into your course.