Developing information literacy skills a guide to finding, evaluating, and citing sources

Developing Information Literacy Skills provides guidance and practice in the skills needed to find and use valid and appropriate sources for a research project. Anyone who does academic research at any level can benefit from ways to improve their information literacy skills. This text has been struc...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Carlock, Janine (Author)
Resource Type: Book
Published: Ann Arbor, Michigan University of Michigan Press 2020.
Table of Contents:
  • Lesson 1: Research as Inquiry: Defining the scope of your research.
  • Lesson 2: Inquiry as a path to exploration: Identifying key words in the conversation
  • Lesson 3: Scholarship as conversation 1: Identifying possible directions for the conversation
  • Lesson 4: Scholarship as conversation 2: Understanding the research paradigm and bias
  • Lesson 5: Using databases to find sources
  • Lesson 6: Reading with a purpose: The structure of research article
  • Lesson 7: Authority is construction and contextual 1: Identifying source characteristics
  • Lesson 8: Authority is constructed and contextual 2: Examining source characteristics and bias to determine appropriateness
  • Appendix A. Information literacy skills and the research cycle
  • Appendix B: Citing and using sources
  • Appendix C: Lesson checklists.