Concise Guide to Information Literacy, 1st Edition

  • Scott Lanning
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  • ISBN-10: 1610691911
  • ISBN-13: 9781610691918
  • DDC: 020
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 99 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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The American Library Association defines "information literacy" as "a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." The Concise Guide to Information Literacy gives students the tools they need to develop those abilities, including the search techniques and evaluation methods that will help them pinpoint what actually is academically sound information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
List of Figures.
1: Information and Information Literacy.
2: The Information Need and Types of Information.
3: Finding Information.
4: Utilizing the Library Catalog and Resources.
5: Utilizing Library Databases.
6: Utilizing the Web.
7: Librarians and Library Services.
8: Evaluation and the Research Process.
9: Evaluating Information.
10: Evaluating Your Product.
11: Using Information.
Works Cited.
About the Author.