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Mission of Information Literacy Program

The mission of the Leatherby Libraries Information Literacy Program is to provide the Chapman University community with lifelong information literacy skills. Information literacy "is common to all disciplines, to all learning environments, and to all levels of education. It enables learners to master content and extend their investigations, become more self-directed, and assume greater control over their own learning."1 

The program supports the University's mission "to provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical, and productive lives as global citizens" and the Library's mission "to provide personalized services and relevant collections in support of the curricular, creative, and scholarly needs of the Chapman University community to ensure the development of the information-literate global citizen."


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Notes

  1. Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education
  2. American Library Association Presidential Committee on Information Literacy: Final Report
  3. Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education