Skip to main content

Value of Information


About This Course

With the vast amount of information that can be found as quickly as a mouse click, it is easy to think that all information is free. However, information and access to it is paid for by someone and is not all created equally. In this lesson, students will explore the value and cost of information and learn how to make wise information decisions.

Mapped to ACRL Framework:

Course Staff

Lesson created by Alice Anderson, Heather Collins, Ashley Flinn, Julie Hartwell, and Heather Healy in 2016.


There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Frequently Asked Questions

What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari.

See our list of supported browsers for the most up-to-date information.

  1. Course Number

  2. Classes Start

    Any Time. Self-Paced
  3. Estimated Effort