MCTC Library statement about Information Literacy:
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." - from the Association of College and Research Libraries.
Kentucky's Statewide General Education Student Learning Outcomes are mapped to the American Association of Colleges and Universities' (AAC&U) Liberal Education for America's Promise (LEAP) Essential Learning Outcomes - as a guiding vision and national benchmarks for college learning and liberal education in the 21st Century.
KCTCS General Education Competency Statements and General Education Requirements that pertain to information literacy include
A. Intellectual and practical skills, including
- inquiry and analysis,
- critical and creative thinking,
- written and oral communication,
- quantitative literacy,
- information literacy,
- teamwork and problem solving
B. Written Communication & Oral Communication: Find, analyze, evaluate, and cite pertinent primary and secondary sources, including academic databases, to prepare speeches and written texts.
View the MCTC Information Literacy Learning Objectives and the Association of Colleges and Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
General Library Tutorials
MCTC Library tutorials are located on our homepage. If you would like a specific course or subject library guide created, contact the library!
Instructors: Please use the Schedule a Class form below to request a library in-house information literacy session.
For more information about the services and resources available through the MCTC campus libraries, you may view an overview of ways the library can help support student success!