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Information Literacy Concepts:

An Open Educational Resource


David Hisle and Katy Webb





Edited for Purdue University Northwest


 Joseph Coates

© 2017 Joyner Library, ECU.

Information Literacy Concepts: An Open Educational Resource

by David Hisle and Katy Webb

Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

A fully editable copy of this resource is available under the above license at the end of this LibGuide


About the PNW Library

About Us:

The Purdue University Northwest Library provides licensed online access to high-quality scholarly information and continues to actively manage and cultivate a valuable print collection.  It includes more than one million items including:

  • Over 200,000 print books
  • Over 280,000 digital/electronic books
  • 8,000 media items
  • Over 700,000 microforms
  • Over 150,000 print and online journals  
  • 218  database subscriptions

Our Goals:

  • To serve the needs of our diverse community, keeping an emphasis on information literacy.
  • To develop collections and facilitate access to information resources using the most innovative and cost-effective methods possible with a focus on open access and open resource materials.
  • To help lead the university in user-based initiatives, such as retention, with professional and scholarly guidance.