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Information Literacy: Getting Started with Research: Introduction

tutorials and videos to help students gain information literacy skills for effective research.


Image result for ACRLAccording to the Association of College & Research Libraries:

"Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning."

This module covers why information literacy skills matter and how to get started with a research project, including understanding the process, choosing a topic, beginning research, and drafting a thesis statement.

Tutorial: Why Information Literacy Matters

Video: Life in the Information Age

Research as Inquiry - ACRL

Borrowed from the Information Literacy and Critical Thinking LibGuide from Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Evans Library ( and Inspired in part by Amanda Hovious and