Nursing 203 Information Literacy

Donald R. Welter Library

Information Literacy Program

Nursing 203

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 203 Information Literacy Activities

  1. Library’s Online Collection
    (subject, keyword, Boolean operators, search builder, limiters and expanders)
    1. CINAHL (subject, keyword, Boolean operators, search builder, limiters and expanders)
    2. PsycINFO (subject, keyword, Boolean operators, nesting, and limiters)
    3. Health and Wellness Resource Center (subject, keyword, Boolean operators, limiters and expanders, wildcards, proximity operators, and nesting)
  1. Evaluating Information
    1. Evaluate print and online information by using the following criteria: accuracy, authority, currency, comprehensiveness, purpose, and objectivity.