Information competency (IC) is the set 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 (“Introduction”).
In English 1A, completion of five of the Library’s online research skills workshops, or a combination of online and librarian-led workshops, satisfies the CCSF Information Competency Graduation Requirement.
CCSF Library employs the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education to engage students in developing information competency skills. Library instruction fosters critical thinking about these concepts:
"Introduction.” Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Association of College & Research Libraries, 11 Jan. 2016, www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework.