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Copyright & Citing Sources: Information Literacy Tips

DISCLAIMER: Material provided is only intended as a guide. This guide is not a substitute for professional legal advice.

Information Literacy = Searching Savvy

Information Literacy: Being able to define what you need, then find, choose, and use information well.
Define your information need - Narrow down, or broaden as needed

Find information efficiently - Library databases

Choose information - Is it worthy? 
Who says so?  Where did the information come from?  Why is the information being published or promoted? Follow the Money.  Who benefits?
Use information ethically by citing sources. 

Information is like food

What do you feed your brain?

Confirm your bias or stretch your understanding

Free (Open Education Resources) OER Textbook from Open SUNY

Wisconsin Standards for Information and Technology Literacy

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