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Digital Information Fluency Project


Digital Information Fluency (DIF) is the ability to find, evaluate and use digital information effectively, efficiently and ethically. DIF involves knowing how digital information is different from print information; having the skills to use specialized tools for finding digital information; and developing the dispositions needed in the digital information environment. As teachers and librarians develop these skills and teach them to students, students will become better equipped to achieve their information needs. Special on the site.. the wizard tool.The Wizard Tools are a "one stop shop" to help you become an effective power searcher. The tools are to be used as you move through the main phases of the digital information fluency process. Designed by educators for educators, these tools contain wizard-like features that make it easy to teach the essential steps of locating, evaluating and ethically using digital resources. Features with each tool include: About this Tool descriptions, Examples and context-specific Tool Tips.

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