James Madison University
Libraries & Educational Technologies



Information Literacy Program

We collaborate with faculty to develop information literate students.


What is "Information Literacy"?

Information literacy is the ability to recognize when information is needed and to locate, evaluate, and use it effectively. This set of skills is essential in today's world.  Student development of information literacy is a process that spans the four-year college experience.




  The library collaborates with instructional faculty to help students develop information literacy at the basic and field specific levels:


In addition the Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy gateway provides many helpful resources.

For more information about the information literacy program, contact:

Jenne McCabe Klotz
Director of Library Instruction

James Madison University Libraries & Educational Technologies