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 Information Competency - What is it?!


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Information Competency is a 21st century literacy concept describing the ability to

1: Decide what information is needed
2: Find the information efficiently and effectively
3: Use the information well and wisely

Don't Get Lost in.... The INFORMATION SWIRL
Learn How To.... Make Sense of it All!

definition adapted from ACRL:
Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education