Information Literacy at CCL
Information Literacy at a Glance
The Claremont Colleges Library recently proposed a new Information Literacy (IL) definition for the 7Cs, in order to foster a common framework for understanding IL across the Colleges. This follows on the Western Association of Schools & Colleges' recent adoption of IL as a "core competency" required for institutional accreditation.
At the Claremont Colleges, information literacy is the ability to use critical thinking to create meaningful knowledge from information. The information literate Claremont Colleges student: