Revision for Academic Policies and Procedures Manual, effective 2018-19
Theological scholarship, reflection, and research require particular habits with regard to information use. AMBS students and faculty should practice these information literacy habits:
The AMBS Library teaches these information literacy habits to all new students, using the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education from the Association of College and Research Libraries as a reference point and toolkit.
Teaching faculty collaborate with librarians to build and assess information literacy throughout the curriculum. Demonstration of information literacy is required for admission to the Master of Divinity program and advancement to candidacy in Master of Arts programs.
Particular educational goals in each degree program have a special resonance for ongoing development of information literacy habits. These include:
(Approved by Teaching Faculty, December 2017)