Foundations of Information Literacy (Open Course)

Material Type

Open Course

Publication Date

Spring 2016

Course Title

Foundations of Information Literacy

Course Number

LIBR 1101


This open course is a LibGuides-based online course in information literacy. This course was originally created under a Round Two Textbook Transformation Grant, and it was updated under a Round Eleven Mini-Grant for Revisions.

Revisions include an audiovisual update to the materials used, including videos, lecture slides, webpages, and the integration of current OER content.

Topics include:

  • Information Overload and Anxiety
  • Task Identification
  • Strategic Searching
  • Authority
  • Value of Information
  • Media Literacy
  • Social Networking
  • Organizing Information
  • Invisible Web
  • Scholarship as a Conversation

A separate LibGuide for the course from John Wilson is available at: https://libguides.gsw.edu/c.php?g=838078

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