Contest challenges students information searching skills

The Libraries hosted the Digital Literacy Contest on March 24. This fast paced contest (30 minutes, 20 questions) tested students cognitive ability and prowess in finding information on the internet.

A total of $400 in total cash prizes and free food was offered for attendees. Correct answers earned points, and incorrect answers were penalized and the highest score was declared the winner. Questions included finding information on internet websites and library databases. Funding assistance for this event was provided by the Miami University Special Events Fund.

More information about the contest is available at http://www.digitalliteracycontest.org/.