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Information Literacy and Library Instruction

Google Is Not a Scholar

...but many Google-Scholar listings are available in or through the NSU Libraries. Contact InterLibrary Loan for help.

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What is your favorite color?

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yellow: 173 votes (7.11%)
orange: 78 votes (3.21%)
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green: 216 votes (8.88%)
blue: 707 votes (29.07%)
purple: 441 votes (18.13%)
redwhiteandblue: 308 votes (12.66%)
black: 156 votes (6.41%)
white: 41 votes (1.69%)
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Information Literacy and Library Instruction

Information literacy (IL) is knowledge of how to find, access, evaluate, and ethically use information. The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has defined and described the scope of IL for academic libraries and programs.

Library instruction includes not only IL but also the philosophy of knowledge (epistemology),  the structure of knowledge as it is written, published, and classified in libraries, and the scholarly cycle of information (how it is created, discovered, written, published).

   Contact Dr. Brown (x6263) or email <reference@nsula.edu> for help with assignments.

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