Get Help
Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Information Literacy Flag (2013-2022)

Guidelines for Designing Information Literacy Assignments




CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments) is a pilot open access educational resource developed for faculty and librarians in higher education. It aspires to become a repository of user- contributed research and information literacy assignments.

Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography: Develop and refine a topic; search for, evaluate, and summarize relevant literature; and cite sources in the proper format.


Journal/Blog: Describe the process of looking for scholarly information on an assigned topic: what steps were taken, what worked and didn’t work, and the criteria used to evaluate the information.

Integrating Primary Sources

Activity Ideas for Archives/Primary Sources

Source Evaluation

Source Evaluation: Retrieve and compare two sources of information on the same topic. examples:



Web Evaluation

Web Evaluation: Find a Wikipedia article that has incorrect or poorly documented information and improve it by incorporating and citing scholarly sources.