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Resources for Faculty

This guide lists and organizes resources to help SFA Faculty with their teaching.

What Is Information Literacy?

"Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information."

Association of College & Research Libraries. (2000). Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. Chicago, IL: American Library Association

CREDO Information Literacy

Here's the link to access the information literacy modules on the CREDO platform.

The modules are divided into the following six topics:

  1. Getting started with research
  2. Sources of information
  3. Searching for information
  4. Evaluating information
  5. Presenting research and data
  6. Citations and academic integrity

Under each module is a combination of tutorials, videos, and quizzes. Also, there is a pre-test and a post-test available.