For Faculty: Teaching Information Literacy Skills

Teaching students information literacy skills is fundamental to any academic program.  The links on this page will help you to understand why teaching information literacy is important, available resources like tutorials we have to help students develop information literacy skills, and find tips on how to integrate information literacy skill development into your assignments.  

Resource Highlight: Credo InfoLit Modules

InfoLit Modules, provided by Credo, is a platform and suite of instructional content dedicated to helping students learn vital information literacy and research skills. We link to individual InfoLit Modules across the Library site, but this page lists all of them in one easy to access place.  

Credo InfoLit Modules: Information for Faculty & Curriculum

The below documentation, videos, and tutorials are from our InfoLit Modules subscription.  They are designed to help you speak to why information literacy is important and tips on creating effective research assignments.  If you'd like to know more about the InfoLit Modules and materials available to support research experiences at the university, contact the library staff.

E-Books on Information Literacy

The following titles take a practical approach to information literacy instruction and include suggested lesson plans and activities.  Although written for librarians as the primary audience, the ideas, tips, and information should be appealing to course developers and faculty who want to integrate information literacy skills into their courses. 

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Library Videos & Tutorials

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