Information Literacy Session 3


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Information Literacy Session 3

  1. 1. Information Literacy Session Three “ Knowing is not enough; we must apply!” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  2. 2. Information Literacy <ul><li>Outlining </li></ul><ul><li>Legal and Ethical Uses of Information </li></ul>
  3. 3. Outlining <ul><li>An outline is based on your main research question and your focused research questions </li></ul><ul><li>It is a starting place and will develop as you do more research learning what you know and what you need to find out more about </li></ul>
  4. 4. Outlining <ul><li>An outline is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A logical , general description </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A schematic summary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An organizational pattern </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A visual and conceptual design of your writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An outline reflects logical thinking and clear classification </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>Research Question : E-mail and Internet monitoring, is it really an invasion of the employees' rights in the workplace? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do companies monitor their employees? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How can companies monitor employees? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why do companies monitor their employees? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the employees’ privacy rights when it comes to EM/S (electronic monitoring and surveillance) in the workplace? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do employees have legal protection regarding emails or internet surveillance? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do employees have any expectation to privacy rights in the workplace for their personal items such as cell phones, laptops, flash drives, etc.? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What information you use </li></ul><ul><li>How you use information </li></ul><ul><li>How you communicate that information </li></ul>Legal and Ethical Uses of Information
  7. 7. Intellectual Property <ul><li>Industrial property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>invention; patent; trademark; industrial design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><ul><li>protects works of art, writing, music and other creative works </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Intellectual Property Laws <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protect rights of creators of certain materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scope </li></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. Copyright Act of 1976 © </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outlaws reproducing in any form </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must be applied for at U.S. Copyright Office </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Berne Convention of 1888 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Public domain: After copyrights expire </li></ul><ul><li>Fair Use: Permission to use if following certain conditions </li></ul>
  9. 9. Plagiarism <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ways to avoid plagiarizing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cite! Cite! Cite! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When taking notes get the source! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quoting: Is ok, if you give proper credit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paraphrasing: Is ok, but you still HAVE to give credit for the original ideas. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Why Cite Information Sources <ul><li>Purposes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal: Contributes to avoiding plagiarism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethical: Gives appropriate credit to author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides additional resources to reader </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Methods </li></ul><ul><ul><li>APA or MLA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow examples in writing style guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Library in your Portal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search for on Google </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Citations <ul><ul><li>MLA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>&quot;Banting and Macleod Win the Nobel Prize for the Discovery of Insulin, 1921-1923.&quot;   DISCovering World History . Online ed.  Detroit: Gale, 2003.  Student Resource Center - Gold . Gale. LIRN. 10 Jan. 2008  <>. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>APA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Banting and Macleod Win the Nobel Prize for the Discovery of Insulin, 1921-1923. (2003). DISCovering World History (Online ed., ).Detroit: Gale.  10 Jan. 2008,   Student Resource Center - Gold via Gale: </li></ul>
  12. 13. Citations <ul><li>What you need and the order of the items will vary on the source and the style (MLA / APA) </li></ul><ul><li>One of the benefits of LIRN is that the citations are easily retrieved </li></ul><ul><li>If you have to create your own citations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Information and Privacy Issues <ul><li>Privacy rights </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Means keeping others’ personal information out of public view </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Privacy Legislation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy Act of 1974 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The HIPAA Laws (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Information and Security Issues <ul><li>General considerations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal and ethical elements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awareness of security issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computer security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ A scam where Internet fraudsters send spam or pop-up messages to lure personal and financial information from unsuspecting victims.” - OnGuard Online, Phishing </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 18. Homework for this session <ul><li>Complete your outline by added Subtopics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create two points under each Focused Question that break down the questions further and help you analyze and answer that question </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PRINT OUT and TURN IN your Project </li></ul><ul><li>Due by next Session! </li></ul>
  16. 19. Reminder? <ul><li>Anybody need reminders of how to get back to your document or how to turn-in your document to me? </li></ul><ul><li>See the handout or ask a fellow student </li></ul>
  17. 20. An outline is NOT: <ul><li>A logical description </li></ul><ul><li>A chronological listing of historical events </li></ul><ul><li>A visual design of your writing </li></ul><ul><li>A vehicle for moving through your paper </li></ul>
  18. 21. A good outline will: <ul><li>Produce broader and larger concepts that you should focus on instead </li></ul><ul><li>Not include focused questions, but only answers </li></ul><ul><li>Break down your “Main Research Question” into points that you can list in a logical order </li></ul><ul><li>Not change once it has begun </li></ul>
  19. 22. Intellectual Property does NOT include: <ul><li>Trademarks </li></ul><ul><li>Designs </li></ul><ul><li>Songs </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas in the mind </li></ul>
  20. 23. Which statement is true? <ul><li>Copyrights can only be owned by the creator of the item </li></ul><ul><li>Only items with the copyright symbol are copyrighted </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright laws also outlaw translating, performing, or broadcasting the item without permission </li></ul><ul><li>Copyrights expire when the creator dies </li></ul>
  21. 24. Plagiarizing includes everything except: <ul><li>Quoting the material </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphrasing the material </li></ul><ul><li>Getting an idea from the material </li></ul><ul><li>Your own thoughts and conclusions on the material </li></ul>
  22. 25. The purpose of Intellectual Property Laws is to encourage and protect creativity for the public good. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  23. 26. Which is NOT a way to get a citation: <ul><li>Write down the name of the article/book and who wrote it </li></ul><ul><li>Use the citation tool on LIRN, when viewing an article </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the instructions in the virtual library documents about paper formats </li></ul><ul><li>Use a citation generator online, such as </li></ul>