Information Literacy

MISSION STATEMENT

Provides information literacy instruction and training based upon the needs of students, faculty, and staff as well as promotes effective use of library resources and technology.

OBJECTIVES

  • To utilize various teaching strategies and methodologies to meet the individual differences in learning
  • To present instruction in formal and informal setting, through lectures and demonstrations, to respond to the total educational process of the academic community
  • To promote life-long learning by the teaching of concepts over skills.

 

RATIONALE/JUSTIFICATION

Individuals and organization in today’s Global Information Society needs to master various kinds of critical information skills and competencies.  None is more important than Information Literacy and life-long learning.  Mastery of these skills will enable people and institutions both to succeed in a constantly changing and challenging highly competitive world. Only information literacy can enable people to stay ahead of competition and change. Information Literacy facilitates enlightenment, empowerment, and emancipation of information users. Critical thinkers and independent learners are the expected outcomes of an information literate person.


IRC MODULES

Provides information literacy instruction and training based upon the needs of students, faculty, and staff as well as promoting effective use of library resources and technology.

  • Module 1 : Library Briefing & Tour
  • Module 2 : Searching Skills : OPAC  -Quiz-
  • Module 3 : Searching Skills : Online Resources
  • Module 4 : Bibliographic Management: RefWorks & EndNote

 

Module Title Target User
Module 1 Library Briefing & Tour New Student: UG/PG
Module 2 Searching Skills : OPAC UG
Module 3 Searching Skills : Online Resources FYP/PG
Module 4 Bibliographic Management: RefWorks & EndNote FYP/PG

NORMAL OPERATING HOURS


Mon - Fri: 8.30 AM - 10.00 PM

Sat: 9.30 AM - 1.00 PM

Sunday & Public Holiday: CLOSED

EXAM & STUDY WEEK


Mon - Fri: 8.30 AM - 12.00 AM

Sat & Sun: 9.30 AM - 12.00 AM

Public Holiday: 9.30 AM - 5.00 PM

SEMESTER BREAK


Mon – Fri: 8.30AM – 5.00PM

Sat, Sun & Public Holiday: CLOSED

CONTACT US

Tel No: +605 368 8486 | Email: irc@utp.edu.my

Information Resource Centre

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

32610 Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan


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