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Learning Goals of the Standish Library Instruction Program

Information Literacy and Instruction

Catherine Crohan
Instruction Librarian
(518) 782 - 6731



Learning Goals of the Standish Library Instruction Program*

Upon graduation from Siena College, each graduate will be able to:

  • Find relevant general and scholarly information for professional, personal, and civic purposes.
  • Formulate, and refine as necessary, a comprehensive and appropriate research strategy for the task/project required.
  • Critically evaluate information in a variety of formats including, but not limited to, books, journals, electronic databases, broadcast media and the Internet.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the structure, formats, and content of scholarly communication in the graduate’s chosen major discipline.
  • Contribute to scholarly and professional communication by making research results available by reporting and/or publishing.
  • Recognize the ethical considerations of obtaining, using, and citing information in a variety of contexts.


*Responsibility of the library faculty and the teaching faculty working in close collaboration throughout the general and disciplinary curricula