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ILO: Information Competency

Information competency

is defined as the ability to recognize when information is needed,

and to find, evaluate, effectively, and ethically use the needed information.


American Library Association 





    Welcome to our Library, Research, & Information Competency Guides!


    The Librarians at LA Mission College are committed to supporting the research and information needs of all students, regardless of location. 

    Please visit us at the library reference desk, call us at 818.364.7600 x 7105 and use these on-line research guides.

    You can also e-mail us at if you have any questions.


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