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Information Literacy Skills Support for Dubai Students: Welcome


Welcome to Information Literacy Skills Support for Dubai

These pages will introduce you to some key resources for your studies and give you tips on how to search them in the most effective way. Use the above tabs to navigate, or click on the links below.


These pages are maintained by the Academic Skills Advisors based in the UK campus in Birmingham.  You are welcome to Contact the Academic Skills Team via .

What is Information Literacy?

According to the Information Literacy Group of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals information literacy is defined as incorporating "a set of skills and abilities which everyone needs to undertake information-related tasks; for instance how to discover, access, interpret, analyse, manage, create, communicate, store and share information" (CILIP ILG,  2018)

Subject Support

Use the A-Z list of Subjects or choose your College to find resources for your subject.

Contact Us

Academic Skills Advisors are available to provide help, advice, training, support and documentation to  undergraduate and masters students undertaking research, project work, essays and/or dissertations. Support is provided for all subjects in the form of one-to-one appointments. To arrange an appointment at a mutually convenient time, simply contact the Academic Skills Team via .

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