"We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely."
-- E. O. Wilson, from Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge
"Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning."
-- The Association of College and Research Libraries' Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education
In the summer of 2019, library faculty met with Ed Jones and Kelly Shea of the English department to clarify research competencies that all first-year students in ENGL 1201 should have acquired by the end of the semester.
Below are the learning outcomes we developed:
1201 Library Instruction Learning Outcomes: