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  • 1. InformationResearchMaximising your potential asa senior student at All SaintsSenior Catholic College.
  • 2. Information research modelsPLUS MODEL- James HerringPurposeLocationUseSelf-evaluationFor more information, check out…
  • 3. Information Process (ISP) ollibraries/teachingideas/info_skills/assets/infoprocesscycle. pdf(There is a laminated copy for your use at the counter of thelibrary) Defining Locating Selecting Organising Presenting Assessing
  • 4. Defining What is the purpose of this task? What is the aim of my research?I need to… Clarify Identify interpret
  • 5. LocatingSearch Engines:www.noodletools.com is a fabulous site that helps you choosea search engine based on your needs.
  • 6. Locating (2) search engines that are different fromthe rest. Make your responses stand outfrom the crowd!Everyone uses Google and wikipedia…usesomething else!
  • 7. Locating (3) Use the Catalogue Use other libraries Log onto Oliver via  LiverpoolLibrary the school website http://ebranch.liverpool. to see what is available in our catalogue. You can access Databases on several databases Biography, History etc. from there.
  • 8. Locating (4) State Library databases  National Library databases bases/athome_ebsco.cfm#hista bs Explore TROVE  Historical abstracts Biography reference Bank Explore PANDORA  Academic Search premierUse key words, use + and * Boolean Other resources and databasessearches if possible to help your availablesearch. ( ASK for help with this)
  • 9. Selecting How can I use the information that I have found? What do I leave out? What do I keep in? How credible is my information? WEBSITE EVALUATION = Credibility, Accuracy,Reasonableness, Support)
  • 10. Organising (1) Social bookmarking tools EvernoteThese web tools help you to organise your research and file it, bookmark it ,tag it online. It can help with your bibliography and your management ofresources.
  • 11. Organising (2)
  • 12. Presenting Identify what you need to do Identify your audience/ purpose Select a form of presentation Prepare and present Go to this blog for some great ideas for free images to use
  • 13. Assessing Selfassess in conjunction with teacher assessment Did I achieve what I set out to achieve? How can I improve?
  • 14. Bibliography Acknowledge all your sources, including photos.  Image: ...putting things in a row isnt bad+either... Herring,J.(2004)Outline of the PLUS model. Retrieved from NSW Dept of Education and Training.( 2007)Information skills in the school. Retrieved from