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Infolit for U: Information Literacy MOOC

Participating institutions

Infolit for U

About InfoLit for U: Information Literacy MOOC

Do you know what is the most critical skill to a successful university study, conduct outstanding research, and your future careers?

It is all related to an important competence: Information Literacy (InfoLit, IL).

InfoLit for U, a self-paced, non-credit bearing MOOC course designed by the library of all 8 UGC-funded universities in Hong Kong, is suitable for students in all years of undergraduate study.

Structure of this MOOC (1.5 - 2 hours per module)

The focal and the disciplinary modules of this MOOC are designed to help you become analytical, wise, and creative information user for effective learning at the university and tackle professional challenges after graduation.

Focal Module

In the focal module "Not only search skills: What is InfoLit for U study & career?", you will learn how to use information for university-level inquiry works through 5 sections:

  • Think & plan the "Info Needs" of your research
  • Don't find answers: Search for ideas to develop ideas
  • Not just filter: Evaluate ideas to form new ideas
  • Never list them: Connect ideas to create your own idea
  • Stay hungry: Join & learn from communities

Discipline Module

The 8 discipline-related elective modules, each designed by our participating university respectively, dive deeper into the journey and help you find, evaluate, and create high-quality outputs for tasks relate to the following disciplines:

  • InfoLit in Arts & Humanities
  • InfoLit in Business & Economics
  • InfoLit in Education
  • InfoLit in Engineering
  • InfoLit in Health Sciences
  • InfoLit in Law
  • InfoLit in Science
  • InfoLit in Social Sciences

Achievement Certificate

Furthermore, you can obtain an achievement certificate issued by this MOOC if you successfully complete the “Check your understanding” questions of [the focal module + at least 1 of the discipline-related modules] with 70% or above correct rate.

For enquiry

Please contact Academic & Learning Support Section at 2918 6653 or email to

Welcome Video

How to Enroll the Course

1. Go to, click "Login".


2. Select  "Create account with University Account" at the bottom.

3. Click on "University account" button.


4. Click on "EdUHK" logo.

5.Login with your EdUHK Network account.

6. Complete the form and create your own username for this course.



Registration Completed!


7. Go to KEEP platform , and click "Enroll in" button to get started.