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Flow of Information

        

Flow of Information

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This site explains how information about an event is created, documented and disseminated within days of the event's occurrence to years after it happened and how researchers can find information on the event. The site demonstrates the flow of information, and thus the cycle of publication, by taking an event and following it forward as time progresses. Along the way, it explains the differences between popular magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, books, and Web sites. Self tests are... More
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 14, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 22, 2014
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Submitter: Eric Acree

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Laurie Borchard
34 weeks ago

Laurie Borchard (Librarian)

There is a lot of really great content in the site and it's explained in a simple, easy to understand language. The only problem I have is that this is really text heavy and I think there are a lot of missed opportunites for a more visual presentation of content. When I saw the title flow of information I was expecting at least one info graphic demonstrating this flow. That being said I still recommend it because it's very comprehensive and a great resource for students and fellow librarians.

Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes
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Avatar for Sally Robertson
44 weeks ago

Sally Robertson (Librarian)

This is an excellent tool for teaching students how news and information is published. It goes from daily news services to information that is published in books 10 years later.

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HTML

Time spent reviewing site: 20 min.
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