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Digital Literacy

According to the American Library Association, digital literacy is “the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.”

Digital literacy is necessary to become digital citizens: individuals responsible for how they use technology to interact with the world around them.

What is Digital Literacy?

Digital literacy includes an understanding of the following:

  • Various types of hardware
  • Search engines
  • Digital production
  • Word processing
  • Social media
  • Digital information sources
  • Emerging technologies

General Technology Information and Training Sites

Lakeland Community College Library
7700 Clocktower Drive | Kirtland, Ohio 44094-5198 | 440.525.7425 |