Information literacy

We all rely on information every day and knowing how to find, understand and use it is vital. A key public good delivered by the library, information and knowledge management community, information literacy is a core activity of those working in schools, public libraries and in the commercial and government sectors. 

Information literacy - Definition

Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner.

Information literacy - Briefings and resources

Reports, briefings and other resources on issues related to information literacy.

Information literacy - Get involved

As a key public good of the profession, information literacy is a top CILIP priority. Get involved in our advocacy work.

Information literacy - Information literacy project 2013

CILIP is working to be a key stakeholder and participant in information literacy across a range of issues incorporating all sectors of the profession.

Information Literacy - Information Literacy Project 2014

The overall aim of of the Information Literacy Project 2014 is for CILIP to be seen as a key stakeholder and participant in information literacy across a range of domains and issues.

Information Literacy - Statement

CILIP endorsed the Alexandria Proclamation on Information Literacy in 2011 and in doing so accepts the vision outlined in the proclamation as CILIP's statement on information literacy.

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