Project Information Literacy (PIL)
Project Information Literacy (PIL) is a nonprofit research institute that conducts scholarly studies about students and how they find, evaluate, and select information for use in their courses and for solving information problems in everyday life. Read PIL’s FAQ. Read a summary of their research findings. Read their op-ed, “At Sea in a Deluge of Data” from The Chronicle of Higher Education. They have collected data from over 16,000 “early adults” enrolled in more than 88 U.S. public and private colleges and universities, community colleges, and high schools. PIL has produced nine major research reports, detailing aspects of information use by students, and more recently graduates. This will be added to Student Research Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™.