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SHU Library Instruct

Information Literacy

  • Getting Started with Research
    1. ⚬ Why Information Literacy Matters
    2. ⚬ Life in the Information Age
    3. ⚬ Research Process
    4. ⚬ Developing a Research Focus
    5. ⚬ How to Narrow Your Topic
    6. ⚬ Background Research Tips
    7. ⚬ Beginning Research with
         Wikipedia/Google
    8. ⚬ Thesis Statements
    9. ⚬ QUIZ: Thesis Statements
    10. ⚬ Scholarship as Conversation
    11. ⚬ QUIZ: The Research Process
  • Sources of Information
    1. ⚬ Information Has Value
    2. ⚬ Data, Information, and Knowledge
    3. ⚬ Primary & Secondary Research
    4. ⚬ QUIZ: Primary & Secondary
         Sources
    5. ⚬ Peer Review
    6. ⚬ QUIZ: Peer Review
    7. ⚬ Types of Sources
    8. ⚬ Primary Sources
    9. ⚬ Secondary Sources
    10. ⚬ Tertiary Sources
    11. ⚬ Source Types
    12. ⚬ QUIZ: Types of Sources
    13. ⚬ How to Read Scholarly Materials
    14. ⚬ How to Read Scholarly Materials
  • Searching for Information
    1. ⚬ Searching as Exploration
    2. ⚬ Choosing a Database
    3. ⚬ QUIZ: Choosing a Database
    4. ⚬ Choosing & Using Keywords
    5. ⚬ QUIZ: Choosing & Using
         Keywords
    6. ⚬ Search Techniques: Part 1
    7. ⚬ Search Techniques: Part 2
    8. ⚬ Refining Search Results
    9. ⚬ QUIZ: Search Techniques
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  • Evaluating Information
    1. ⚬ What is Authority?
    2. ⚬ Introduction to Bias
    3. ⚬ Types of Bias
    4. ⚬ QUIZ: Bias
    5. ⚬ Evaluating Sources
    6. ⚬ Evaluating Information
    7. ⚬ Choosing the Best Web Source
    8. ⚬ How to Identify and Debunk
         Fake News
    9. ⚬ Understanding Misinformation
    10. ⚬ QUIZ: Fake News
    11. ⚬ QUIZ: Evaluating Information
  • Presenting Research and Data
    1. ⚬ Synthesizing Information
    2. ⚬ Synthesizing Information
    3. ⚬ QUIZ: Synthesizing Information
    4. ⚬ Annotated Bibliography
    5. ⚬ Anatomy of a Research Paper
    6. ⚬ QUIZ: Anatomy of a Research
         Paper
    7. ⚬ Writing Help
  • Citations and Academic Integrity
    1. ⚬ Why Citations Matter
    2. ⚬ APA Citations
    3. ⚬ QUIZ: APA Citations
    4. ⚬ MLA 7th Edition Citation Style
    5. ⚬ MLA 8th Edition Citation Style
    6. ⚬ QUIZ: MLA Citations
    7. ⚬ Turabian Citation Style
    8. ⚬ QUIZ: Turabian Citations
    9. ⚬ Harvard Citation Style
    10. ⚬ Chicago Style, 17th ed. Journals
    11. ⚬ Chicago Style, 17th ed. Books
         and eBooks
    12. ⚬ Chicago Style, 17th ed. Websites
         and Social Media
    13. ⚬ Academic Integrity
    14. ⚬ Plagiarism
    15. ⚬ Copyright
    16. ⚬ QUIZ: Academic Integrity