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MERLOT II


    

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Information literacy

by Sherry Tinerella
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Description:
Resources for helping students improve their research skills.

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1.

Plagiarism--A Student's Guide to Avoiding It


Added 07/18/2012
Shows students the different types of plagiarism.
2.

Information Literacy and Writing Assessment Project


Added 07/18/2012
Could be used to show faculty how to plan a writing assessment project.
3.

Evaluate Internet Sites 101!


Added 07/18/2012
Evaluating web sites.
4.

Lesson Lab


Added 07/18/2012
Great tool for improving reading skills for K-12 teachers.
5.

Research Tips


Added 07/18/2012
Library research
6.

Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education


Added 07/18/2012
Information literacy standards for higher education were developed by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Standards Committee of the American Library Association (ALA).
7.

Creating Effective Research Assignments.


Added 07/18/2012
A great site for showing faculty how design good library research assignments.
8.

Flow of Information


Added 07/18/2012
Use in general orientation.
9.

bibme


Added 07/18/2012
Good bibliography making tool.
10.

Sources and Citations at Dartmouth College


Added 07/18/2012
Good for citation help.
11.

Internet Detective


Added 07/18/2012
Good info on critical thinking and internet sites. Explains plagiarism and different types of sources.
12.

The Information Cycle


Added 07/18/2012
Good to use with ESL classes about the story of the way events unfold in the news, through the use of different types of media.
13.

What is Plagiarism (Paul Robeson Library)


Added 07/18/2012
Use this in general orientation classes.
14.

Workshop on the Information Search Process for Research (WISPR)


Added 07/18/2012
Shows the entire process of conducting research using critical thinking along the way. From selecting the topic to closing the search.
15.

Using Call Numbers


Added 07/18/2012
Great site for understatnding LC call numbers. Has assignment.
16.

Citing Your Sources: APA and MLA Citation Styles


Added 07/18/2012
Use in Comp 1 orientations.
17.

Using Journal Databases


Added 07/18/2012
Use in developmental writing orientations.
18.

College Level Research


Added 07/18/2012
Good tutorial explaining why library databases are better than Google for scholarly research.
19.

Doing Research: An Introduction to the Concepts of Online Searching


Added 07/18/2012
Great for teaching online searching skills. Has quizzes.
20.

RES 500 OL - Research Strategies


Added 07/18/2012
Good for Learning Strategies orientations.
21.

WebQuest Page


Added 07/18/2012
WebQuests teach students how to effectively use the Internet for research.
22.

Research and Documentation Online


Added 07/18/2012
A source for finding information in the Humanities, Social Sciences, History, and Sciences. Commercial.
23.

Thinkfinity Education Consortium


Added 07/18/2012
Good for teaching critical thinking skills. Includes lesson plans.
24.

LIB 740--TekMom's Resources for Students and Teachers


Added 07/18/2012
Contains good basic information about computer search engines and technology words are defined.
25.

PLUTO (Pacific Library User Tutorial Online)


Added 07/18/2012
Good outline on the steps to finding information for a research paper.
26.

Texas Information Literacy Tutorial


Added 07/18/2012
Good for basic library orientations.
27.

LIB 740: Information Literacy Game


Added 07/18/2012
Good for reinforcing information literacy skills.
28.

Library Tutorials for Argument Essay Research


Added 07/18/2012
Argument essay research tutorials.
29.

Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals


Added 07/18/2012
Good explanation of peer-reviewed journal articles.
30.

Citation Puzzle


Added 07/18/2012
English comp classes
31.

Choosing a Database


Added 07/18/2012
Useful for general orientations.
32.

Beyond the Walls of Your Library: How to Find Books and More


Added 07/18/2012
Good explanation of what ILL is.
33.

MLA Citation Puzzle: Putting the Puzzle Together


Added 07/18/2012
Good for Eng. 1010 and ESL classes.
34.

Inflite: Using the Web, Module 4


Added 07/18/2012
Explains the visible and invisible web.
35.

LIB 740- Choosing the right search engine


Added 07/18/2012
Learning strategies and English classes.
36.

Research Process


Added 07/18/2012
For English comp classes.
37.

What Makes a Journal Scholarly?


Added 07/18/2012
Peer-review process
38.

Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface


Added 07/18/2012
Good for general orientations. What a Wiki is, and why library databases are better for scholarly research.
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40.

American University Library’s Information Literacy Tutorial


Added 07/18/2012
Use for teaching the research method and critical thinking skills.
41.

Library Guide


Added 07/18/2012
Good for online classes.
42.

Annotations and Abstracts


Added 07/18/2012
English comp. classes.
43.

Research Roadmap


Added 07/18/2012
Use for teaching basic research skills in English Comp.
44.

Decoding Citations


Added 07/18/2012
For teaching citations
45.

Seeking Information: Web vs. Library Databases


Added 07/18/2012
For teaching basic search techniques.
46.

What is a Library Database?


Added 07/18/2012
Use for the College Success course.
47.

The Information Literacy Game


Added 07/18/2012
A game that teaches information literacy.
48.

How to reference


Added 07/18/2012
Good for teaching APA citations.
49.

Internet Searching Tips


Added 07/18/2012
50.

Bibliobouts


Added 07/18/2012
Game that teaches how to find good quality sources.
51.
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