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What is Information Literacy?

According to the ALA:

Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." 

I Fooled Millions

This article addresses why it is not always safe to trust even articles that look or seem reliable. An interesting read on the dangers of trusting what looks good enough! 

How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

The Filter Bubble

A great video on why Google searching becomes more flawed the more you use it. Scary marketing and privacy issues make Googling less reliable than ever. 

Link to the NCC Library Resources Page!

Checklist for Evaluating Web Resources

Video Quiz: Credible Sources