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Anthropology & Archaeology Research Guide

Information Competency Standards for Higher Education

Upon graduation students should possess the following information competencies. Both, the original Information Literacy Competency Standards and the updated Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education provide a framework for imparting and assessing information skills. These competencies provide students with a framework for gaining control over how they interact with information, making them conscious of the explicit actions required for gathering, analyzing, and using information.