• INFORMATION LITERACY STANDARDS

    •  Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
    •  Standard 2: The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
    •  Standard 3: The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
    •  Standard 4: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interests.
    •  Standard 5: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
    •  Standard 6:  The student who is an independent learner is information literate and strives for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation.
    •  Standard 7: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and recognizes the importance of information to a democratic society.
    •  Standard 8: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
    •  Standard 9: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.

    American Library Association  (1998).  Information Power: Building partnerships for learning.  Chicago: American Library Association.