Definitions and descriptions of different literacies, as well as how libraries can provide user services around these issues

Reading Literacy

Reading literacy is the ability to read, comprehend, and evaluate written information, as well as to be able to express one's own ideas adequately through writing.

Financial and Employment Literacies

Financial literacy involves the ability to make sound decisions regarding the management of personal financial matters.

Employment literacy is the ability to search for employment, evaluate the appropriateness of a potential job, express one's skills and experiences to a potential employer, and plan for a long-term career.

Digital Literacy

Digital literacy involves the ability to locate, evaluate, and use digital information.