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Information Literacy Toolkit

Use this toolkit to assist with integrating information literacy into courses.

Using this Toolkit

This guide for faculty provides Information Literacy (IL) resources for teaching, learning, and assessment. Use the tabs to navigate through this guide to find information about integrating information literacy strategies into your coursework.

General Education IL Rubric
This rubric has been designed for course submission and assessment in the General Education Program.

Practicing IL in the Classroom and Incorporating IL in Projects and Assignments
Use these pages to create or adapt exercises and assignments that will enhance students' IL competency.

Best Practices for Effective Library Research Assignments
Consult this list for suggestions on making student library research meaningful and effective.

InfoRhode Tutorials
A series of 13 short videos that will help your students learn, or refresh, basic college-level information research skills. Link to or embed the videos into assignments, course pages or Web sites for point-of-need instruction.

Additional Resources
Consult this list of resources for help in supporting students' information literacy competency.

What is Information Literacy (IL)?


Mary MacDonald
Head of Instructional Services

University of Rhode Island Libraries

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