Three Step Approach to Information Literacy: Search, Evaluate, Cite

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Three Step Approach to Information Literacy: Search, Evaluate, Cite

  1. 1. three step approachto informationliteracy:search,evaluate,cite melissa corey instructional technology specialist library/media coordinatorCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/6660077207/sizes/l/
  2. 2. “One of the effects of living with electronicinformation is that we live habitually in a stateof information overload.There’s always morethan you can cope with.” - Clay ShirkyCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/2078044048/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  3. 3. “It’s not about Information Overload.It’s about Filter Failure.” - Clay ShirkyCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/25064547@N06/2568436053/
  4. 4. today’s filtering needs finding too much information overconfidence in search unsavvy at evaluation information overloadCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/10775233@N00/107326169/
  5. 5. meeting those needs at the time of need critically important individualized skill-basedCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/47399936@N00/38834196/
  6. 6. back to basics search evaluate citeCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/63195643@N00/4184705426/
  7. 7. “thick” vs “thin” questions
  8. 8. searchCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/st3f4n/3951143570/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  9. 9. googleCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/missha/2209205063/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  10. 10. library databases
  11. 11. “Wrong” “Right”Information Informationevaluate
  12. 12. r.a.d.c.a.b. c.a.r.p. test c.a.r.v.e. c.a.r.s. c.r.i.t.i.c.alphabet soupCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/4486713705/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  13. 13. currency authority reliability purposec.a.r.p. testCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/bensonkua/3276059366/sizes/l/
  14. 14. Is the information as up to date as possible for your topic? Can you find a date of publication on the Could you find more website ? up to date information on the web?currency unc information timelineCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/10278395@N08/2460111952/
  15. 15. Can you find the author or creator Does this author of the seems like an website? expert? Is there an organization in charge of the website?authorityCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/chorazin/89345609/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  16. 16. Does the author give sources for his or her information? Does the resource use links or statistics to back up its findings? Can you back up thereliability information with a Google search?CC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/reedinglessons/2238990839/sizes/l/
  17. 17. Is this fact or opinion? Look for “I feel . . .” statementsIs it one-sided? Are both sides of an issue discussed? Are there ads on the website? Does it exist to make money? purposeCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonmcgovern/3206948670/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  18. 18. cite/link/attributeCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/3779683969/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  19. 19. thanks and contact blog: thenewschoollibrarian.com library website: bentonlibrary.org twitter: @melissacorey gmail: melissacorey@gmail.com school email: melissa.corey@sjsd.k12.mo.usCC-licensed image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/37625203@N00/4797902722/

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