Information literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning. The term information literacy, sometimes referred to as information competency, is generally defined as the ability to access, evaluate, organize, and use information from a variety of sources.
To impart information literacy skills, library has identified students' information literacy skill level by taking survey. Initially library has focused on second year hostel students. After analyzing, Library has arranged Guest Lecture Programme on imparting information literacy skills for the same set of students. Selvi. B.Vijayalakshmi, Librarian, Sankar Polytechnic College (Autonomous) has given detailed projector demonstration with internet.
After this programme another survey has been taken to evaluate the programme as well as students' understanding.