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Here is a definition of Information Literacy from a national perspective.

"Information literacy is defined as a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information"

Presidential Committee on Information Literacy. (1989). Final report.

Information literacy is also Capella's sixth University-wide Curriculum Learning Outcome.   You can find out more about Capella's information literacy program at the sources below:

 

 

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