Information literacy is a combination of discrete skills and habits of mind, both of which are vital for the lifelong process of learning and intellectual development. At Pitt-Greensburg, the information literate individual:
Information literacy encompasses but is not limited to the following concepts: critical thinking; problem solving; digital, visual and media literacies; digital citizenship; information technology skills; written and oral communication skills; academic literacy; disciplinary and interdisciplinary thinking.
Every individual has the right to be information literate. The Millstein Library strives to collaboratively develop the skills and habits of mind related to information literacy, with the goal of contributing to a culture of inquiry that includes critical reflection and leads to academic success. To this end, the Millstein Library will offer services, expertise, and physical space in which students feel comfortable interacting with information, as well as creating and communicating new knowledge, so they may actively develop their information literacy skills throughout their time at Pitt-Greensburg as a foundation for the lifelong processes of learning and intellectual development.