Information Literacy Microcourse

Learn college-level research skills like forming a research question, evaluating information and citing sources by completing this online microcourse.

Student and faculty

  • Students

    All WMU students are auto enrolled and can access the Microcourse any time in Elearning.

  • Faculty/Instructors

    Faculty and instructors need to self-register for the Microcourse before accessing it in Elearning.

Build information literacy skills

Video of Information Literacy Microcourse

Created by Western Michigan University librarians, the Information Literacy Microcourse teaches students the skills needed to find, evaluate and use reliable information resources. Through this self-paced course, students:

  • Develop confidence in library research
  • Perform better on assignments
  • Prepare for advanced classes and future careers

The Information Literacy Microcourse can be seamlessly integrated into a course schedule—it's available through Elearning. Assign our microcourse to students and have them submit a completion certification for credit. 

87% of students

  • 87% of WMU students reported feeling more confident about completing their assignments after receiving information literacy instruction from the University Libraries.

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