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 Co-chair of Public Services and Information Literacy Librarian Mary MacDonald or Co-chair of Public Services, Head of Reference; Reference and Instructional Design Librarian Amanda Izenstark . Prof. MacDonald can be reached by e-mail at email@example.com or by telephone at (401) 874-4635. Prof. Izenstark can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (401)874-4582.
The University of Rhode Island Libraries are proud to be recognized as an Exemplary Program by the Association of College and Research Libraries' Instruction Section's Information Literacy Best Practices Committee.
Information in this guide was reviewed, organized, and updated by Dominic LaFlamme, MLIS, 12/13. Revised, Mary MacDonald, 6/16.
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