Below you will find videos, tutorials and links to materials to prepare you for the Transfer Information Literacy exam.

Information Literacy Standard 1

Be able to determine the nature and extent of information needed to solve a problem.




Online Resources:

How to Read Citations

Being Digital: Skills for Life Online

JMU Essential Research Skills

Information Literacy Standard 2

Access information effectively and efficiently from a variety of sources.



Can I Trust Wikipedia

Online Resources:

Beginning Your Research

Library Databases vs. Search Engines

Formulating a Search Strategy

Gathering Background Information

How to Read a Database Citation


Information Literacy Standard 3

Evaluate information critically and incorporate appropriate information into his or her knowledge base.


Online Resources:

Evaluating Resources- Univ. of California-Berkeley

Information Literacy Standard 4

Information Literacy Standard 5

Understand many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information and access and use information ethically and legally.

Online Resources:

Copyright & Fair Use Chart and Tools-Stanford University

Copyright Tutorial -Brigham Young University

Plagiarism Tutorial - University of Texas at Austin