Welcome! This guide explains six threshold concepts in information literacy and how Seneca Libraries supports information literacy in the classroom. Contact your liaison librarian for more information about workshops or tutorials or go to the Information for Faculty page.
Definition: Information Literacy is defined as a "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 2016)
Association of College and Research Libraries. (2016). Framework for information literacy for higher education. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework.
Thanks to Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library for permission to use and adapt:
Campbell University Wiggins Memorial Library. Adopt a Common Language: Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Retrieved from http://www.lib.campbell.edu/information-fluency/framework