explain how information literacy is a set of skills that builds or relies upon an expansion of communication and critical thinking skills. In other words, why are communication and critical thinking concepts needed for good information literacy?
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Information literacy skills that include recognizing information needs, collecting information from proper databases, evaluating results, and making decisions have become an integral part of students' scientific research. The skills of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation, which are critical components of the research process, can not only help students complete their course works and fulfill their goals in their academic careers, but also empower them to be independent learners throughout their life.
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