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Information Literacy

Information literacy is the ability to identify, locate, use and interpret information effectively. Information literate students demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Prof. George Magoha Library promotes information literacy in the following ways:

  1. By helping students, faculty, and staff at the University become familiar with the Library and its resources.
  2. By developing instructional resources for students, faculty, and staff of the University.
  3. By encouraging a partnership between the Library and faculty in curriculum delivery.

Modes of information literacy at University of Embu

  1. Orientation programs
  2. Integration of IL content in communications skills lectures
  3. Scheduled trainings
  4. User of print and online guides

 Useful Information Literacy Guides:

Referencing and Citation  

Download Referencing and Citation Guide

Referencing tools (Mendeley)

Download Introduction to Mendeley Guide