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Library Instruction Guide: Program Mission & Goals

Overview of library instruction offerings

Information Literacy Program Outcomes (from ALA)

Program Learning Outcomes as per the American Library Association

The student will be able to:

  • Identify a variety of types and formats of potential sources for information.
  • Re-evaluate the nature and extent of the information needed.
  • Construct and implement effectively designed search strategies and refine search strategies as needed.
  • Retrieve information online or in person using a variety of methods.
  • Articulate and apply criteria for critically evaluating information and sources.

From Union County College Library Mission and Goals 

Information Literacy & Instruction Program

"Union County College librarians will provide information literacy instruction which empowers a spirit of engagement, inquiry, and analytical thought.." (From Union County College Library Policy)undefined

Union County College libraries adhere to several sets of guidelines and frameworks for teaching information literacy from The American Library Association (ALA) and The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) including the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

From Union County College Library Mission and Goals 

UCC LibGuides at Union County College