The Communication Skills Program is served by our information literacy team, including, Christoper Devine, Chloe Mills, Jackie Klentzin, and Emily Paladino.
For the CIS Ph.D. program and graduate programs of all other types, faculty work in a variety of departments; faculty should contact their usual departmental liaison.
To contact your liaison, please find their email or work phone number here.
|School of Business
|Accounting & Taxation
|School of Informatics, Humanities, and Social Sciences
|Communication Skills Program
| Communication Skills Instruction Team:
Chris Devine; Jackie Klentzin; Chloe Mills; Emily Paladino
|Computer and Information Systems
|English and the Humanities
|School of Nursing, Education, and Human Studies
|Psychology & Health Sciences
|School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science
|Actuarial Science and Mathematics
Library Reserves Request Forms
- Information Literacy
What is Information Literacy?
Information Literacy is the term used to refer to the skills needed to find, retrieve, analyze, and use information effectively. For more information about information literacy, refer to the following information from the Association of College and Research Libraries:
ACRL - Introduction to Information Literacy
Information Literacy Philosophy
Support for information literacy among the RMU community constitutes a fundamental principle for all RMU Library activities. In providing for the community's information needs, and fostering the thoughtful use, evaluation, and organization of information throughout the research process, the RMU Library facilitates the analytical thinking and integrative reasoning critical to the intellectual development of students and the professional achievement of faculty and staff.
Incorporating Information Literacy into the Curriculum
Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (ALA - Association of College and Research Libraries) https://alair.ala.org/handle/11213/8657
Information Literacy Competency Standard for Higher Education
Information Literacy and Library Instruction
RMU Librarians are available to collaborate with you in the development of course-integrated information literacy assignments or information literacy-based library instruction sessions.
Please contact an RMU Research Librarian for additional information.
- Library Instruction Sessions
Requesting a library instruction session
If you are a student and you are interested in individualized library research instruction, contact a research librarian.
About library instruction sessions
For more information about the rationale for library instruction sessions, refer to: Information Literacy Guide.