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LILi: Lifelong Information Literacy

Brief Description

 

LILi = a group of librarians from various types of California libraries, investigating information literacy definitions, standards and instruction in California, in order to craft effective models of lifelong, sequential information literacy instruction.

Why would you want to use this site?

  • To find links to information literacy/competency, information researching, critical thinking sites, lesson plans, and more.
  • To discover how other libraries in California are helping their users learn how to learn.
  • To make use of standards and guidelines relating to information literacy/competency teaching and learning

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What is "information literacy"? Basically, it is the ability to identify, locate, evaluate, and use information effectively and ethically (adapted from American Library Association. Presidential Committee on Information Literacy. Final Report, 1989; University of California. Academic Council. University Committee on Library. 2003. “Resolution on Information Literacy").

See also: President Barak Obama's Presidential Proclamation: National Information Literacy Awareness Month, October 2009. The California ICT Task Force issued a Report with a number of recommendations in July 2010, entitled: "Digital Literacy Pathways in California."

Become a LILi Member! Join the LILi Google Group for meeting agendas & announcements of conferences, program, job postings in California, and other relevant IL-related news!"

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