Information Literacy consists 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
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What is Scholarship?
A scholar develops specialized knowledge about an issue or field of study and continues to build their expertise through research and participation in on-going conversations around that subject. A Scholar will:
Seek, learn, and share new information about their topic of expertise.
Engage, critique, or expand on existing ideas and research in their field.
Distinguishe between their words and ideas and those borrowed from other sources.
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