|1.||The information student determines the nature and extent of the information needed.|
|2.||The information literate student accesses needed information effectively and efficiently.|
|3.||The information literate student evaluates information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into his or her knowledge base.|
|4.||The information literate student, individually or as a member of a group, uses information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.|
|5.||The information literate student understands many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information and accesses and uses information ethically and legally.|
1Association of College & Research Libraries’ Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.
The mission of the Sueltenfuss Library is to cultivate information literacy at OLLU by:
|Teaching the lifelong skills of finding and evaluating information in order for students to succeed at OLLU and beyond.|
|Working collaboratively with faculty to identify resources and learning activities to teach information literacy competencies2.|
|Designing assignment-specific library instruction sessions for courses as requested by the instructor.|
2Competencies as defined by the Association of College & Research Libraries’ Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.
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