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While the library doors are temporarily closed to the public, our vast online resources remain available. You can email or chat with a librarian from 9 am to 12:30 pm, and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday or search our FAQ’s after hours. You can also email our Circulation Desk at or Reference Desk at to reach us.

For a quick way into our resources, see our guide Accessing Library Resources: Off Campus / Remotely: Remote Learning.

Digital Tools

A guide to useful digital tools for the classroom

Wordle for Digital Literacy

word cloud including the terms that students use to talk about the library including digital, technologies, literacy, students, and liberal arts


Use Wordle to create a word cloud, or explore other options at Edudemic.

What is Digital Literacy?

Digital literacy is defined as the ability to effectively navigate, critically analyze, and produce information using digital technology as well as the ability to create new tools for navigating, analyzing, and producing information.

Digital technology shapes how we communicate, how we form, maintain, and end relationships, how we store, retrieve, and analyze information, how we design our digital and learning spaces, and how we organize our time. In short, digital technology is changing what it means to be educated, informed, and engaged.

USC Rossier School of Education has published an online toolkit, which provides how-to guides, real-life examples of the benefits of digital literacy and actionable strategies to incorporate technology in the classroom.

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