Information literacy - route to knowledge

Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner.” (CILIP, 2004).

Getting started

Getting startedLearn to use the library effectively and find your recommended reading

Writing assignments

Writing assignmentsHelping you to work smarter to get the best marks

Research skills

Research skillsEnhance your skills to synthesise and create new knowledge


EmployabilityInformation literacy in the workplace

Embedding information literacyEmbedding information literacy

ISRInformation Skills Resource

Learn how to manage your information through our workshops and online tutorials and become information literate in the process. This will not only save time in the long run and potentially improve your grades, but these skills are also regarded as essential by employers so will help in the workplace and when applying for jobs. Apply these same skills in your personal life to manage the diverse range of information sources, media and latest mobile technologies.

Watch our video: 'What is information literacy?'