Doing Research: An Introduction to the Concepts of Online Searching
An animated, interactive tutorial that introduces undergraduate students to some basic concepts of online searching. These concepts include: 1) Using the search term AND 2) Identifying keywords 3) Thinking of synonyms and related terms 4) Examining a citation and 5) Putting it all together. Concepts are illustrated interactively through a series of highly visual modules/games. Whenever possible, concepts and instructions are explained with a minimum amount of text. The tutorial is not resource or university specific in any way. Rather, any university (or high-school) student could complete it to gain an inderstanding of basic information literacy skills.