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Information Literacy Tutorial

Welcome to D.W. Reynolds Library and Technology Center online  Information Literacy Tutorial ! We hope you will find a variety of research-oriented handouts and student learning activities to help create vibrant lifelong learners. Please feel free to contact librarians for more help integrating information literacy into the curriculum.   ( Activities for students are marked with an *)


  ACRL INFORMATION LITERACY STANDARDS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

| ACRL Standard 1 | ACRL Standard 2 |  ACRL Standard 3 |  ACRL Standard 4 |  ACRL Standard 5 |

General Handouts

Handout

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Library Survival Skills

     .pdf

General Research Tips

     .pdf

ACRL Standard 1

ACRL Standard One: The information literate student determines the nature and extent  of the information needed.

  • Articulates information need in order to develop, focus, and revise a thesis or research question.
  • Develops knowledge of various formats of information sources and how they are produced, organized and disseminated.
  • Differentiates between scholarly and popular literature, primary and secondary research, and current vs. historical research.  

Information Literacy Handouts & Activities for  ACRL Standard One

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How to Form a Research Strategy

     .pdf

Formulating a Research Question

      .pdf

Developing a Thesis Statement

       .pdf

Scholarly Articles or Popular Magazine Articles?

      .pdf

Periodicals Comparison Chart

       .pdf

Primary (Original) Research vs. Secondary Sources in the Sciences

     .pdf

 

  Standard 1 



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