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.
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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
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SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy Core Model
The SCONUL 7 Pillars Model of Information Literacy, 2011. http://www.sconul.ac.uk/groups/information_literacy/seven_pillars.html
Video Tutorials LSC-North Harris
Teaches information search strategies such as choosing keywords, and finding and evaluating sources. Great for high school and new college students.
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Information literacy helps all college students get through school. Knowing tips, strategies and tools is what we need to be sucessful!
Lone Star College Online Library Catalog
Teaches basic internet search skills as well as specifically how to find the best image, audio, and video files.
Search Skills, Teaching Basic, Basic Internet, Internet Search, Videos File
Practical guide for everyone on learning and putting to use the best information gathering skills
Digital Literacy, Crystals Fulton, Fulton Books
My wonderful colleague, Crystal Fulton's book on information problem-solving
Guide for assessing and teaching information skills to college students
College Students, Colleges Student
"Information basics for college students" ZA3075 .S63 2012
Guide for teaching students and children how to be good information consumers
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Teaching information fluency : how to teach students to be efficient, ethical, and critical information consumers / Carl Heine, Dennis O'Connor. Lanham, Maryland : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2014. Teaching Information Fluency describes the skills and dispositions of information fluency adept searchers. Readers will receive in-depth information on what it takes to locate, evaluate, and ethically use digital information.
"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."
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Web of deceit: misinformation and manipulation in the age of social media
"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."
Diann Dumashit, Books Raised
Practical guide for librarians on how to teach information literacy with humor
Information Literacy, Practice Guide
"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."
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"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."
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Creating Content: Maximizing Wikis, Widgets, Blogs, and More (Digital & Information Literacy): J. Elizabeth Mills: 9781448822935: Amazon.com: Books
Great guide to using libraries and librarians for finding the best information
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Concise Guide to Information Literacy by Scott Lanning: In this era of instant publishing, quick access to information is no problem. The problem is how to navigate the overload and get necessary information from legitimate, verifiable sources. To do this, today's students must be information literate. This book will get high school students thinking about the validity of their information gathering, and emphasizes the ethical use of information in school assignments and projects.
A great basics book on information and the rights and responsibilities that come with it