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Information Literacy Toolkit

Assessment Resource Description

Students often benefit from rubrics for their assignments. The rubrics linked below cover a number of foundational information literacy skills, including:

  • Finding information appropriate to their needs and discipline
  • Evaluating information with an awareness of authority, validity, and bias
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the ethical dimensions of information use, creation, and dissemination

Consider pulling relevant elements and sharing your rubric with students with the assignment prompt.

Suggested Information Literacy Rubrics

National Organizations


Examples from Universities