Information Literacy is the term used to encompass the set of skills that enable you to find, evaluate, and use information. It doesn't sound like a hard thing to do, but the information landscape is vast and constantly changing. The following articles and video will help you understand what information literacy is, why it is important, and how to keep up with the ever-evolving information ecosystem.
The videos below provide academic and real-world context for information literacy. In addition, Ted.com has created an excellent playlist of talks to help make you a stronger researcher: