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The University of Tampa Macdonald-Kelce Library

Information Literacy Framework

This guide will help students better understand the information literacy concepts underlying the research process. Information Literacy includes media literacy and text-based literacy.

For more practical advice on how to use the resources available through the Macdonald-Kelce Library check out Introduction to Library Research.

Additional Readings

The following books are available in the library.

Why We Do This

The ultimate point of all of this is to learn to be a life-long learner. To be a life-long learner it helps to cultivate a sense of curiosity, learn how to frame questions which will elicit enlightening answers, and know how to effectively evaluate information sources to ensure you draw accurate and reliable answers.

In fact, it's part of the Spartan Code.

Engage in intellectual curiosity and commit to high academic standards and performance on campus and beyond.


Information Literacy post-test

Emotional Impact of Information

Remember that information can have a variety of emotional impacts. Discuss.

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