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Information Literacy

Definition

What is Information Literacy? A brief discussion of the theory behind our teaching, and why learning to be a better researcher will help you to achieve your goals.

Policy & Planning

The Libraries’ Information Literacy Committee develops and promotes an information literacy program for York University Libraries, coordinating library-wide initiatives with department-based instruction and faculty liaison activity. It also develops and carries out an annual set of objectives within the context of a more general five-year set of goals, adjusted annually as necessary.

Contact Sophie Bury, Information Literacy Librarian, at sbury@yorku.ca for more information.

  • Information Literacy Manifesto 2005-2010
    This document outlines York University Libraries’ vision for Information Literacy during the five year period 2005-2010 and includes a statement of goals and objectives for this period.