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ACRL Framework for Information Literacy
The ACRL Framework in Plain English
SUNY Information Literacy Core Competency
There are three learning outcomes in SUNY’s Information Literacy Core Competency:
1. Students will locate information effectively using tools appropriate to their need and discipline;
2. Students will evaluate information with an awareness of authority, validity, and bias; and
3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the ethical dimensions of information use, creation, and dissemination.
What the Research Says About Student Research
"Project Information Literacy" or PIL "is a public benefit nonprofit that works in partnership with the University of Washington's Information School to conduct ongoing research about how early adults conceptualize and operationalize research tasks in the digital age." (from the PIL web page)