In order to ensure success as a graduate student in a research-based program such as the Masters in Business Economics, you will need to develop your information literacy skills and apply them as part of your course work, the development of your research proposal, literature review, and major research paper.
What is information literacy?
There are a variety of definitions, but the one commonly cited in higher education contexts comes from the Association of College and Research Libraries' Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education".
An information literate individual is able to:
Watch this video for an explanation of each of the components of information literacy, and how these components apply to you as a student, and in real life.
Source: Seminole State University Library Creative Commons Attribution License (reuse allowed).
If you are a novice researcher, or would like to update your Library Research Skills, take a look at these research tutorials, which were developed by my colleagues here at the Brock University Library.