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The Library offers the Information Literacy and Digital Citizenship modules to help you quickly build your digital skills for study and work. Each module is individually badged when successfully completed. You must register for these free modules in order to access them:

1. Log into the Learning Hub
2. Go to myTools on the navigation bar, click the arrow for the drop-down menu
3. Scroll to the very bottom of the list to find Self-Registration, and click on it.
4. Find Digital Citizenship or Information Literacy on the list of Self-Registration courses, and click on the linked Course Offering Name.
5. On the registration page, click Register
6. Go back to the Learning Hub home page and the course will be available and accessible in MyCourses.

The Library also has a makerspace where you will find tools for specific tasks and will develop skills for using digital resources.

  • Information essentials  — The purpose of this online course is to help you recognize when and what type of information is needed, search for it, have the ability to locate, evaluate and use the needed information effectively and legally (referencing). It also has a module on fake news.
  • Digital Citizenship — The purpose of this online course is to help you explore the human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and to practice legal and ethical behaviour. It has a module on plagiarism.
  • Media Works  — is a a creative space and makerspace, with industry standard equipment, and professional guidance from our team to help you with video, audio, presentations, posters, 3D models, coding, etc.


Adapted from "Digital Essentials" by University of Queensland Library Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.