What is Information Literacy?
There are many different definitions of information literacy, but perhaps the best succinct and comprehensive definition is:
A more comprehensive definition communicating the substance and breadth of information literacy is also useful. Jeremy J. Shapiro and Shelley K. Hughes make the following major points in their definition:
The mission of the James E. Shepard Memorial Library’s Information Literacy Program at North Carolina Central University is to work with faculty and administration to prepare students to effectively and responsibly locate, evaluate, and use information across the curriculum and in lifelong learning.