Information Literacy Instruction

The mission of the Library Instruction and Information Literacy program is to ensure, in partnership with classroom faculty, that Wagner College students graduate as information literate members of our information society.

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The library offers the following tools that can be embedded into your Moodle course content:

  • Information Literacy Module videos and tutorials - created and recorded by our librarians, each module addresses issues in information literacy, from searching specific databases and collections, to using Interlibrary Loan, evaluating Web sources, citation management, plagiarism prevention, and more. Details can be found on our Online Tutorials page.
  • Information Literacy Pre- and Post-Tests for FYP RFT courses - evaluate your students Information Literacy skills before and after they participate in an information literacy workshop. 10 question pre-test and 10 question post-test.

An information literate individual is able to:

  • Determine the extent of information needed
  • Access the needed information effectively and efficiently
  • Evaluate information and its sources critically Incorporate selected information into one’s knowledge base
  • Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose
  • Understand the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information, and access and use information ethically and legally

(from the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education)

Contact Bethany Palladino,, or email for more information about library instruction. Fill out the form below to request an online library instruction session. Library workshops may be in person in the library or held online via Zoom, dependent on the needs of each class.

Fill out this form to request a library instruction session.
    Please note that library workshops will either be in person or online, not both. Hybrid classes are not available as the library does not have the equipment for streaming in-person sessions online.
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    Please enter the start time for your class. If you want the session to be shorter than the full class time please let us know in the comments box below.
  • Library Instruction is most effective when students have an assignment to complete using their new information literacy skills. If students will have an assignment to complete in the near future, please describe it (or attach as a file below).
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