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Information Literacy Guide: Communicating Information

ACRL Standard Four

The information literate student, individually or as a member of a group, uses information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.


Performance Indicators:

  1. The information literate student applies new and prior information to the planning and creation of a particular product or performance.
  2. The information literate student revises the development process for the product or performance.
  3. The information literate student communicates the product or performance effectively to others.

Source: Information literacy competency standards for higher education. (2000).

Communicating Information

After completing this SECTION, you will be able to:

  • write an assignment (including correct referencing)
  • give a presentation with slides or transparencies
  • design a poster
  • design a brochure
  • design a display
  • understand e-communication
  • apply correct writing styles