University of Rhode Island
University Libraries, Public Services Department
Information Literacy Mission Statement
The University Libraries are dedicated to the development of a University community that is information literate, as defined by the American Library Association and the Association of College and Research Libraries. We offer the University community opportunities to become effective, efficient information consumers, researchers, and creators for the 21st century. We actively promote our instructional services as the bridge to information literacy empowerment between our patrons and their research needs.
The University Libraries’ Public Services faculty encourages the development of an information literate University community in the following ways:
Approved by the Public Services Department
March 21, 2008, revised & approved, April 15, 2016
2008 version used with permission of George T. Potter Library; Ramapo College of New Jersey
If you have any questions about the Libraries’ Instruction Services, please contact Chair of Public Services Deborah Mongeau or Information Literacy Librarian Mary MacDonald. Deborah can be reached by e-mail at email@example.com or by telephone at (401) 874-4610. Mary can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (401) 874-4635.
For instruction services at the Providence Campus Library, please contact Joanna Burkhardt at email@example.com or (401) 277-5130.
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