Faculty Toolkit for Teaching Information Literacy

Understanding information issues

The information literate student has an understanding of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information and accesses and uses information ethically and legally:

  • demonstrates an awareness of the social issues around the use of information (copyright, intellectual property, fee vs. free access, censorship, privacy, and security).
  • understands and avoids plagiarism.
  • understands and correctly uses the appropriate citation format.


Assessment Tools:

RAILS Rubrics: Use Information Ethically and Responsibly

Last Update: 13 Apr 14:00