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Components of the Information Literacy Program at Illinois Wesleyan University
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Information Literacy Program Documents

The Ames Library Information Literacy Program Mission Statement

The Information Literacy Program supports Illinois Wesleyan University’s goal of furthering the intellectual development of the entire campus community while encouraging independent, life-long learning among its constituency.

The program’s objective is to facilitate through outcomes-based instruction the academic community’s acquisition of the tools and education necessary to critically employ information in professional and everyday life.  Through collaboration and coordination of the library, teaching faculty, University departments, and the curriculum, the program strives to develop the knowledge and progressive skills to support the scholarship and research of students and faculty.   

The Information Literacy Plan and outcomes statments linked below are core components of The Ames Library Information Literacy Program.


Student Information Literacy Resources

How to Contact Me

Chris Sweet

Information Literacy Librarian
Room #145 Ames Library

I am liaison to the following departments:
Political Science, Environmental Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Physical Education

Office Hours:



Tuesday 10:00-11:00am


Thursday  1:00-3:00pm
    This service is maintained by The Ames Library. Please contact us with any problems or suggestions.

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