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Research Roadmap is an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills. The tutorial covers the basics, including how to select a topic and develop research questions, select, search for, find, and evaluate information sources. It also covers the ethics of information use, including copyright and fair use, how to avoid plagiarism, and how to cite sources correctly.
Library 160: Introduction to College-Level Research
You will learn how scholarly information is produced, organized, and accessed; how to construct and use effective search...
Library Database Story -- The adventures of Onefile the lonely database.
This story about a database named Onefile and all of his database friends is designed to be a Story Walk book for a...
The Accessibility Assembly advances the American Library Association's commitment to diversity and to accessibility of...
LibGuides: Adaptive and Accessible Technologies in Libraries: ALA and ASCLA Disability Policy and Resources
This library guide provides links to information about adaptive and accessible technologies in libraries.
Guide to Finding Interesting Public Domain Works Online
This guide is intended to assist people who are interested in exploring interesting works which have entered the public...
Serving Diverse Communities
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has...
APA Style Citation Tutorial, 7th edition
The APA Style Citation Tutorial is created by staff at the University of Alberta Library to support students and faculty...
Comment utiliser Zotero
Ce cours en ligne porte sur Zotero (https://www.zotero.org/), un gestionnaire de citation gratuit qui vous aide à...
How to Use Zotero
This online course is about Zotero (https://www.zotero.org/), a free citation manager that helps you collect, organize,...
Searching as Information Literacy: Unpacking the ACRL Frame of Searching As Strategic Exploration
Searching as Information Literacy: Unpacking the ACRL Frame of Searching As Strategic Exploration is an OER that includes...
IL Workshop - AiCC Flipbook Twine Story
A Twine choose your own adventure flipbook that teaches students the concept of authority from the "Authority is...
Teaching the "Information Creation as a Process" Framework through Video Gaming
The Inheritance is a video game that uses storytelling to teach the ACRL framework Information Creation as a process. The...
Graduation: A Board Game that Teaches the Value of Information
Graduation is a board game designed to teach the frame "Information Has Value" from the Association of College and...
Brainstorm Your Research Interests
It can be daunting to realize that you may not know what you are interested in, but don't worry! Check out this video for...
3 Ways to Find Research Opportunities
Interested in research but can't find any opportunities? Look no further! Check out these quick strategies for getting...
Information Literacy microlectures University of Twente
These short video lectures were made during the COVID pandemic for the Information Literacy education at the University...
Media Literacy Education in Libraries for Adult Audiences
Media Literacy Education in Libraries for Adult Audiences, a 16-month project of the American Library Association (ALA),...
Media Literacy for Adults: Meeting Patrons Where They Are
This presentation facilitates a free webinar as part of a new series on Media Literacy in the Library. It covers how...
Media Literacy in the Library
This guide helps library workers prepare for day-to-day interactions, and offers resources and ideas to plan programs and...
HBCU Library Alliance
The HBCU Library Alliance works to transform and strengthen its membership by developing leaders, preserving collections...
Legal Issues in Libraries and Archives
This textbook addresses legal issues relevant to librarians, archivists, and information technologists. Topics covered...
This guide is created to highlight the life of this great children's author. Her books are still read and enjoyed today...
Internet Archive Scholar
This fulltext search index includes over 25 million research articles and other scholarly documents preserved in the...
Introduction to College Research
This book acknowledges the changing information landscape, covering key concepts in information literacy to support a...
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Jessica MandoGannon University
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Sarah MazurLouisiana State University System - Shreveport
Sammy ChapmanPurdue University System - Purdue University Calumet
Alberto RomeroGlendale Community/Technical College
Karen BriereAlamo Community/Technical College District - San Antonio College
Edna FugatePikeville College
Gena ChattinWest Virginia Library Commission
Scott LancasterTexas A and M University System - Commerce
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Daryl BirdRiverside Public Library
Holly ThompsonUniversity of Southern California
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Simia KumarThe British University in Dubai
Christopher MurrySheridan College
Pauline ShostackOnondaga Community/Technical College
Kristin LansdownUniversity of Wisconsin System - Madison
Trenton BankertYork College of Pennsylvania
Heidi SouthworthMinnesota State University, Mankato
Jack DunstanRoyal Melbourne Institute of Technology
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Library & Information Services on the Web
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