Information Literacy Interactive Tutorial

Welcome to the home page of the IRISS Information Literacy Interactive Tutorial. This tutorial was derived from the Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) Information Literacy pack.


This tutorial will provide you with an understanding of information literacy in six simple steps. Each step includes activities that will help you develop your information literacy skills.

What is information literacy?

In a nutshell, information literacy is about how to find the information you need quickly and use it effectively.

By gaining information literacy skills, you will understand how to approach your information need, know where to look for information, how to find it, judge whether it is reliable and useful, and share your information effectively with others.

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Now you are ready to move onto Step 1.

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