Information literacy skills

The skills that are required to be information literate call for an understanding of:

  • A need for information.
  • The resources available.
  • How to find information.
  • The need to evaluate results.
  • How to work with or exploit results.
  • Ethics and responsibility of use.
  • How to communicate or share your findings.
  • How to manage your findings.

The definition was approved by CILIP's Council in 2004 and is still current.