Information Literacy Micro-Credential/Badge

Information about the UMS Informaiton Literacy Badge and how to earn it

Level 2 badge logoSkills Covered In Level 2

  • appropriately evaluate information
  • understand bias and inconsistency
  • assess what information is needed
  • construct and apply advanced search queries
  • understand what tools are needed for the purpose needed
  • give appropriate credit to the work of others

To Earn The Level 2 Badge

You will need to:

  • have earned the Level 1 Information Literacy badge
  • review material on library research elements
  • meet one or more times with a reference librarian for an in-depth research consultation, take an information literacy course taught by a UMS Librarian, or attend an information literacy session as part of a workshop or class in a program.

Evidence

You will need to:

  • Complete a 10 question quiz with 80% or higher score
  • Submit a self-reflection based on the learning that occurred

Authorized UMS library staff will verify you have completed the required tasks and approve your work.

Accessibility Statement
The University provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Any person with a disability who needs accommodations for a workshop should contact UMA Libraries at uma.library@maine.edu to submit a request. Due to the lead-time needed to arrange certain accommodations, individuals should submit their request no later 1 week before the event.