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Information Literacy

With all the trillions of bytes of electronic, media, and printed information out there, how do you search for and find the best? Start here to help you on your quest. Learn to be a good information consumer. There are also some on how to be a good information literacy teacher.

Tutorials on everything from how to evaluate information to using specific databases

Here are many video tutorials on finding the best library materials for your project such as searching the library catalog, evaluating information, searching specific online databases, and how to cite your sources

Learn how to be a good information consumer by being able to properly evaluate information on the internet

Teaches information search strategies such as choosing keywords, and finding and evaluating sources. Great for high school and new college students.

Lone Star College Online Library Catalog

librarycatalog.lonestar.edu.lscsproxy.lonestar.edu

Teaches basic internet search skills as well as specifically how to find the best image, audio, and video files.

Practical guide for everyone on learning and putting to use the best information gathering skills

Guide for assessing and teaching information skills to college students

"Skilled researchers, journalists, and subject experts have come together in this follow-up to Web of Deception to reveal important lessons for staying safe and retaining privacy online."

"This book raises readers awareness of the array of information they can leave behind when using technology and the Web, discussing how to protect their physical and psychological health; identities and property; and social and professional reputations well into the future."

Practical guide for librarians on how to teach information literacy with humor

"Describes the evolution of mobile computing from bulky wireless telephones to a wide range of mobile devices and applications, and details how daily life has changed due to these technological advances."

"Describes the ways that users may generate Internet content, including blogs, Wikipedia, social networks, and sites for posting photographs and videos, and discusses Internet dangers and such activities to avoid as copyright violations."

Great guide to using libraries and librarians for finding the best information

A great basics book on information and the rights and responsibilities that come with it