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BIOL 203: Scientific Information Literacy and Communication

What is information literacy?

Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.

Association of College and Research Libraries. (2016). Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.

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Publish Your Research!

Did you know? You can publish your undergraduate research! The Cardinal Edge is a faculty-reviewed and peer-reviewed multidisciplinary undergraduate research journal aimed to showcase and celebrate the novel student research conducted at UofL. This journal is open access, meaning scholars can access your work for free, and discover it in search engines like Google Scholar