This guide and self-paced course is provided by the library at Greensboro College to introduce you to the skills and concepts of information literacy and help you with research assignments. You can use this course to help you develop your topic, identify information sources, search the library catalog, find articles, evaluate websites, and cite your sources.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Determine the nature and extent of the information needed to complete a research assignment
2. Access the needed information effectively and efficiently
3. Critically evaluate information sources
4. Use information ethically and legally
The course contains 6 lessons. Upon completion of all lessons, students will be quizzed. These lessons are easily done in order, but do not have to be completed in order. All lessons are available throughout each semester.
Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due
The tutorials in this information literacy introductory guide are, in large part, adapted from the information literacy course created by Librarians at Randolph Community College. We can not thank them enough for giving us permission to adapt their wonderful creations.