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Library Basics & Skills

Database Help

Information Literacy

Library Basics & Skills

Database Help

For descriptions of these databases, click databases.

  Credo Reference
  Nexis Uni - Business Research
  Plunkett Research Online

Information Literacy

To promote the acquisition of information literacy competencies, DeVry University has adopted the Information Literacy Standards of the Association of College of Research Libraries.

DeVry addresses the standards through a five-module program designed to present information conducive to the development of information literate students. Each of the five modules is based on one of five ACRL competencies.

  Module One
        Information Cycle
    Peer Review
  Module Two
  Module Three
  Module Four
  Module Five
  Information Literacy FAQ

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