- CONTINUING ED
- PUBLIC PROGRAMS
- COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
By the end of an Otis education, students should be able to:
Define and articulate each various need for information.
Access the needed information effectively and efficiently.
Evaluate information and its sources critically.
Use the information to accomplish a specific purpose.
Understand the economic, legal, and social issues that surround the use of information and use that information ethically and legally.
Information Literacy is a critical skill that will support success both during time at Otis and after.
All students are required to complete a series of online Tutorials and use the skills learned for research in all courses. Otis Faculty members have collaborated with the Otis Librarian to create Course Pathfinders and other Guides located on the Library web site.
Information literacy actually involves the integration of many literacies: library expertise, computer skills, media literacy, technology, ethics, critical thinking and communication.
Librarians are readily available to answer questions and provide additional instruction and assistance when asked.