The Information Literacy Standards can provide a framework through which to plan goals, outcomes, content, teaching and learning activities, and assessment for the session.
The information literate student is able to:
Information literacy competency standards for higher education. American Library Association, 2000.
Reflecting the mission of Northwestern University, the library instruction program is committed to supporting excellent teaching, innovative research and the personal and intellectual growth of its students. In an era of rapidly changing information technologies research skills help create informed, critical analysts of the world. The library instruction program promotes the skills students require to effectively access information; to evaluate information sources critically; to create original scholarship; to adapt to ever-evolving information systems; and to understand the laws and ethics surrounding uses of information.