Information literacy

The Library teaches information literacy in Bachelor and Master programmes.

Definition information literacy

Information literacy is an academic skill to deal with vast amounts of information. It is about "knowing when and why you need information, where to can find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner." (CILIP, 2004, p. 2)

Information literacy in study programmes

The Library teaches information literacy in most Bachelor programmes. For Master students, information literacy is offered as one of the modular skills courses YLI-65100 Finding and using literature for your MSc thesis. It is also part of the course YMC-61303 Scientific Skills Training.

PhD candidates have their own training sessions.

The Library also develops course materials on the subject. The
e-learning modules used in the MSc and BSc study programmes can be used for self-study as well.

Bachelor and Master courses in which the Library teaches information literacy

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Bachelor study programmes

Animal Science (BAS)

Biosystems Engineering (BAT)

Management and Consumer Studies (BBC)

Biology (BBI)

Forest and Nature Conservation (BBN)

Biotechnology (BBT)

Communication and Life Sciences (BCL)

Economics and Governance (BEB)

Environmental Sciences (BES)

Food Technology (BFT)

Health and Society (BGM)

International Land and Water Management (BIL)

International Development Studies (BIN)

Landscape Architecture and Planning (BLP)

Molecular Life Sciences (BML)

Plant Sciences (BPW)

Soil, Water, Atmosphere (BSW)

Tourism (joint degree) (BTO)

Nutrition and Health (BVG)

Master study programmes