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100% Information Literacy Success, 3rd Edition

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Overview

100% INFORMATION LITERACY SUCCESS teaches you to develop crucial information skills to succeed in college and the workplace. This book is designed to actively help you develop skills beyond the classroom, focusing on those skills necessary for twenty-first-century learners and workers. Using hands-on learning activities and real-world applications, the text will teach you how to determine the nature and extent of information needed to solve a problem, how to access the information effectively, how to evaluate the information found, how to use the information for a specific purpose, and how to communicate the information effectively and legally.

Features and Benefits

  • New end-of-chapter features include Chapter Summary, Points to Keep in Mind (bulleted highlights from the text), and Check Your Understanding (link for student assessment).
  • “Self-Assessment Questions” (previously “Reflection Questions”) cue students toward processing the information presented in the textbook.
  • “Case in Point Scenarios” (previously “Chapter Scenarios”) are now paired with “Case In Point Revisited” sections that have been added to the end of each chapter.
  • “Learning Objectives,” like those provided on course syllabi, provide students with an outline of what they should be learning from the chapter.
  • “Case In Point Scenarios,” found at the beginning of each chapter, are case studies that demonstrate the application of chapter concepts to the real world.
  • “Critical Thinking Questions” challenge students to examine ideas and thoughtfully apply concepts presented in the text.
  • At the end of each chapter, “Apply It!” activities (formerly named “Learning Activities”) help students apply the concepts discussed throughout the chapter in practical situations.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Information Literacy in the Digital Age.
Information Literacy in the 21st Century: An Overview. Defining Digital Literacy. Components of Information Literacy in the 21st Century. Why Is Information Literacy Important?. Steps in Effective Research.
2. Determining the Information You Need.
Solving Information Problems: Defining the Need. Library Information Sources. Information Retrieval Systems.
3. How Do You Find and Access Information?
Solving Information Problems: Find the Information. Using Digital Libraries. Understanding Metadata. Types of Electronic Resources. Working with Your Librarian. Searching for Information.
4. Evaluating Information.
Solving Information Problems: Evaluate the Information. Evaluating the Resource. Evaluating Authority. Evaluating Currency. Evaluating the Content. Evaluating Multimedia.
5. Organizing Information.
Solving Information Problems: Organize the Information. The Importance of Effective Organization of Information. Organizational Strategies. Presenting Information Effectively. Organizing Written Documents. Organizing Graphics. Applications and Uses of Organized Information.
6. Legal and Ethical Issues Related to Information.
Solving Information Problems: Communicate the Information. Intellectual Property. Copyright. Plagiarism. Citing Information Sources. Information and Privacy Issues. Information and Security Issues.
Glossary.
Index.

What's New

  • The second edition of 100% INFORMATION LITERACY SUCCESS has been thoroughly updated in its coverage of core skills for twenty-first-century learners, including more on Digital Libraries, plagiarism, and the state of Information Literacy in the twenty-first century.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

College Success Factors Index v2.0 with Early Alert, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495908843 | ISBN-13: 9780495908845)

Increase your success in college and maximize your college experience by using the College Success Factors (CSFI) Index. Take the 100-statement personal success indicator—which measures your patterns of behavior and attitudes in 10 areas proven to affect college success—and get your personal results in a graphical display that makes it easy to quickly determine your strengths and target your areas for improvement. If your instructor has assigned a title-specific version of CSFI, you can use the suggestions for further reading to help strengthen those areas in order to achieve greater success in college.

List Price = $36.00  | CengageBrain Price = $36.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $36.00

College Success Factors Index v2.0 with Early Alert, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0495908835 | ISBN-13: 9780495908838)

Increase your success in college and maximize your college experience by using the College Success Factors (CSFI) Index. Take the 100-statement personal success indicator—which measures your patterns of behavior and attitudes in 10 areas proven to affect college success—and get your personal results in a graphical display that makes it easy to quickly determine your strengths and target your areas for improvement. If your instructor has assigned a title-specific version of CSFI, you can use the suggestions for further reading to help strengthen those areas in order to achieve greater success in college.

List Price = $36.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.00

Student Supplements

College Success Factors Index v2.0 with Early Alert, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495908843 | ISBN-13: 9780495908845)

Increase your success in college and maximize your college experience by using the College Success Factors (CSFI) Index. Take the 100-statement personal success indicator—which measures your patterns of behavior and attitudes in 10 areas proven to affect college success—and get your personal results in a graphical display that makes it easy to quickly determine your strengths and target your areas for improvement. If your instructor has assigned a title-specific version of CSFI, you can use the suggestions for further reading to help strengthen those areas in order to achieve greater success in college.

List Price = $36.00  | CengageBrain Price = $36.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $36.00

College Success Factors Index v2.0 with Early Alert, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0495908835 | ISBN-13: 9780495908838)

Increase your success in college and maximize your college experience by using the College Success Factors (CSFI) Index. Take the 100-statement personal success indicator—which measures your patterns of behavior and attitudes in 10 areas proven to affect college success—and get your personal results in a graphical display that makes it easy to quickly determine your strengths and target your areas for improvement. If your instructor has assigned a title-specific version of CSFI, you can use the suggestions for further reading to help strengthen those areas in order to achieve greater success in college.

List Price = $36.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gwenn Wilson, MA

Gwenn Wilson is a senior instructional designer with over 20 years of experience in Instructional Systems Design. She is a published author of many faculty guides, student guides, training CD-ROMs, customized curriculum for career colleges, and textbooks. As an outside consultant, Ms. Wilson has provided training and instruction for many Fortune 500 companies in areas such as sales training, leadership training, call center training, and technical training.