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Rensselaer Libraries InfoLit Guide: Information Literacy

What is "information literacy"?

Information Literacy refers to the ability to effectively navigate, gather, and evaluate information needed for your research and informational needs. This guide provides some training and tools to help you develop your skills as an information consumer and user.

Some further clarification from the InfoLit tutorials and videos:‚Äč

InfoLit Tutorials and Videos

View the entire series of InfoLit tutorials and videos, or pick and choose modules using the tabs in this guide. Links to individual sections from modules are available in the Direct Links box under each tab. 

Subject / Database-Specific Tutorials

Web of Science

  • Web of Science YouTube Channel - Here you can find quick “how to” videos that answer many common questions people have.
  • Web of Science LibGuides - These pages sometimes link out to videos, but also present overviews in written format, if you prefer to learn that way instead.

ScienceDirect [Elsevier]