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Willis N. Hackney Library

FYS 101: Information Literacy (Fall 2021)

This guide contains forms that will be used during information literacy instruction for FYS 101 (Fall 2021).

What is Information Literacy?

Information literacy is the 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.

- Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, January 11, 2016.

Choosing the Best Information Source for Your Academic Research Assignment

This is a list of information sources that are used when writing research papers.

Information Literacy Assignment #1 (Research Plan)

This is a example of the research plan that we will go over during class on Wednesday, September 15.

Information Literacy Assignment #2 (Sources of Information)

This is a example of finding sources that we will go over during class on Wednesday, October 13.

Information Literacy Assignment #3 (Creating APA Citations)

This is a example of creating APA citations that we will go over during class on Wednesday, November 3.