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Faculty Services: Info Literacy Competencies

Who we are and our goals; what we offer to you and your students, and how you can better integrate library services and information literacy into your courses.

CCBC's Information Literacy Competencies

1. Understands the research process is dynamic and begins with building background knowledge.

2. Recognizes there are different types of information used for different purposes.          

3. Refines a broad research topic into a focused research question.         

4. Locates appropriate resources using search functionality and strategies.

5. Chooses information sources based on criteria appropriate to the situation.

6. Values facts and multiple lenses in reviewing and selecting information resources.

7. Uses information ethically and legally.