Information Web Sites

This evolving list of web sites might be interesting and helpful:

The Gannett-Tripp Library serves the information needs of the Elmira College community. Come on in, search our catalog, contact us, or just take a look around. If you're affiliated with Elmira College you can search our online databases.

The Chemung County Library District is comprised of 5 neighborhood libraries in Chemung County. Elmira College students can obtain a CCLD user card by presenting a driver's license and an EC ID card. The Steele Memorial Library in downtown Elmra is the closest branch to the EC campus. Visit the CCLD web site to find out about a host of library and community services and events.

Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education from the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) lists the comptencies important for students at all levels of higher education, and explains how understanding and implementing the standards can help students, librarians, and faculty achieve their common mission. "By ensuring that individuals have the intellectual abilities of reasoning and critical thinking, and by helping them construct a framework for learning how to learn, colleges and universities provide the foundation for continued growth throughout their careers, as well as in their roles as informed citizens and members of communities. Information literacy is a key component of, and contributor to lifelong learning."