Learning Through Information Literacy
To ensure that Colgate graduates are information literate and that information literacy is an integral part of the Colgate curriculum. In partnership with the academic faculty, to develop students' capabilities, skills, and experience with regard to finding, using, and evaluating information to build personal knowledge, create new knowledge, and to use information wisely to benefit society.
To schedule a librarian to meet with your class submit the Instruction Request Form, or contact your Library faculty liaison. For more information, please email Peter Rogers, Information Literacy and Social Sciences Librarian.
Faculty Project Showcase - Learn how colleagues have structured assignments and course curriculum to teach their students to use information with increasing sophistication throughout a course.
Librarian Support & Example Lessons/Assignments - Learn about the ways that Colgate librarians support information literacy efforts, and view example lessons and assignments that can be adapted to support learning goals for a specific course.
Assessing Information Literacy- The information literacy skills addressed through course activities should be assessed along with other learning outcomes.
Goals and Objectives- Colgate librarians have established a series of goals and objectives for first-year students' information literacy. They are helpful for determining goals when designing particular assignments or coursework.