What is Information Literacy? Information literacy includes the ability to identify, find, evaluate, and use information effectively. From effective search strategies to evaluation techniques, students learn how to evaluate the quality, credibility, and validity of websites, and give proper credit.
Galveston College Library Instructional Mission Statement
The David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library at Galveston College supports the educational mission of Galveston College to provide an open door to learning and extend accessible educational opportunities to students and provide high-quality educational programs and services.
Working collaboratively with the faculty, students, and college community the Library’s Information Literacy Program promotes student success through outreach and library instruction by teaching core competencies in information literacy. Students will be empowered to effectively find, evaluate, manage, apply, and ethically use information in their academic research assignments, future educational endeavors, careers, and as life-long learners in an information-driven society.
The goals of the information literacy program are to:
Program Student Learning Outcomes are aligned to the Association of College and Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education.
After participating in library instruction, students will be able to: