"The sheer abundance of information will not in itself create a more informed citizenry without a complementary cluster of abilities necessary to use information effectively."
~Association of College & Research Libraries~
Information literacy skills are not just a way of doing research, but a way of thinking and being in a complex global society. The primary passion of the instruction Librarians is to provide the same quality education as provided in UW-Stout classrooms through information literacy instruction. We are trained and ready to provide consultation, collaborate on curriculum development or design learning experiences to develop the information literacy skills of UW-Stout students, faculty and staff.
The University Library Instruction Program is primary advocate and agent for the development of information literacy skills for all members of the UW-Stout community.
The mission of the UW-Stout Library Instruction Program is to partner with UW-Stout students, faculty, staff and administration to develop information literacy skills, thereby supporting UW-Stout's comprehensive polytechnic mission by promoting ethical scholarship, evidence-based professional practice, and self-directed learning over a lifetime.
The UW-Stout Library Instruction Program provides learning experiences to facilitate the development of information literacy skills, including the abilities to:
Information literacy skills are not just a way of doing research, but a way of thinking and being in a complex global society.
The information literate individual has the ability to:
The guiding framework for information literacy is based on standards and determines our instructional methods and materials: