According to the national standards from ACRL, an
information literate person is capable of performing the following:
Determine the extent of
Access the needed information effectively
Evaluate information and its sources
Incorporate selected information into
one's knowledge base
Use information effectively to accomplish
a specific purpose
Understand the economic, legal, and
social issues surrounding the use of information
Access and use information ethically and
Information Competency is a
graduation requirement at California State University. LIBRY 3 is a
CSU-transferrable course, and it is currently going through the
articulation with the University of California.
Dr. Jun Wang, Coordinator of Bibliographic
& Information Literacy.
Last update: April 19, 2006.