Information literacy competency standards for journalism students and professionals

From the May 2012 issue of College & Research Libraries News:

The Information Literacy Competency Standards for Journalism Students and Professionals aim to adapt and apply the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards to journalism. Information literacy is defined as the ability to recognize when information is needed and the ability to locate, evaluate, effectively use, and ethically apply the needed information. The information literacy competencies for journalism take into account related literacies, such as data, visual, news, and media. The intended audiences for the standards are journalism educators, professionals, post-secondary students, and the librarians who serve them.

Read the entire PDF article here: http://crln.acrl.org/content/73/5/274.full.pdf.

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