Digital information literacy is a set of critical thinking and technological skills to help you navigate the complex digital world of information. The purpose of this site is to help build your awareness and skills in specific facets of digital information literacy.
Popular vs. Scholarly Sources
This video by the now-defunct Cooperative Library Instruction Project and hosted by the Montana State University Billings Library is intended to teach students the differences between popular and scholarly articles. It includes a quiz to test your knowledge.
Why Can't I Just Google?
How to Evaluate Popular Internet Resources
This video by the now-defunct Cooperative Library Instruction Project and hosted by the Downs-Jones Library teaches students how to effectively evaluate sources that they find on the Internet, including how to find a webpage's author, its potential biases, objectivity vs personal opinion, accuracy of sources, and currency of information.