Information Literacy Readings and Resources

Information Literacy – You will:

  • revise your search strategies and employ appropriate research tools,
  • integrate relevant information from reliable sources,
  • question and evaluate the complexity of the information environment, and
  • use information in an ethical manner.



Readings: What is Information Literacy?

Information Literacy Libguide – Marshall University Libraries

Information Literacy Resources – ACRL

James Marcum. “Information Literacy.” Encyclopedia of Distributed Learning. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2004. Credo Reference. Web. 7 January 2015.


Information Literacy Tutorials via MULibraries: (Find out how information literate you are!)


Primary and Secondary Sources – a tutorial

Other resources: