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Carla-Mae Crookendale
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What is Visual Literacy?

Visual Literacy
is a set of abilities that enables an individual to effectively
find, interpret, evaluate, use, and create images and visual media.

ACRL Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education

Visual Literacy Research Books

Visual Literacy Image Analysis

Visual Literacy Research Databases

Use databases to search for articles and essays on visual literacy.

Research tip: Browse for information using keywords like visual literacy, visual culture & visual communication