North Hall Library


Information Literacy Assessment

Information Literacy Standards

Information Literacy Goals/Mansfield University

Information Literacy/American Library Association

To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Information Literacy/Middle States

" ... information literacy is an essential component of any educational program at the graduate or undergraduate levels. These skills include the ability to: determine the nature and extent of needed information; access information effectively and efficiently; evaluate critically the sources and content of information; incorporate selected information in the learner’s knowledge base and value system; use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose; understand the economic, legal and social issues surrounding the use of information and information technology; and observe laws, regulations, and institutional policies related to the access and use of information."

Assessment Tools

Contact Information

Scott DiMarco/Library Director

Sheila Kasperek/First Year and Distance Education LIbrarian