Nursing 102 Information Literacy

Donald R. Welter Library

Information Literacy Program

Nursing 102

What is Information Literacy?

Information Literacy is a set of abilities that empower individuals to understand how the information is organized, to locate, retrieve, evaluate, and use information effectively.

Nursing 102 Information Literacy Activities

  1. Library’s Online Collection
    (Subject-specific searches in professional electronic databases:)
    1. CINAHL (subject, keyword, Boolean operators)
    2. PsycINFO (subject, keyword, Boolean operators)
    3. Health and Wellness Resource Center (subject, keyword, Boolean operators)
  1. Evaluating Information
    1. Evaluating print and online information by using the following criteria: accuracy, authority, currency, and comprehensiveness.