Information Literacy is about:<br />Critical Thinking,<br />Research,<br />& Information<br />
What is <br />Critical Thinking?<br />
Critical Thinking is:<br />“The process of evaluating information gathered from observationor reflection, as a guide to be...
Here are 3 Reasons Why You Should<br />THINK <br />CRITICALLY…<br />
REASON #1<br />You gain the confidence to ask questions.<br />REASON #2<br />You understand there is more than one point o...
And the Final Reason is:<br />“You  gottaknow…”<br />
What is <br />Research?<br />
Researchis:<br />“The act of searching carefully for information.”<br />Source:<br />http://www.oed.com<br />Oxford Englis...
COMMON RESEARCH<br />MYTHS…<br />
Research is always simple.<br />Research is why Wikipedia exists.<br />Research is only useful for professors.   <br />Res...
What is<br />Information?<br />
Definition of Information:<br />“Knowledge obtained from study or instruction.”<br />Source:<br />http://www.merriam-webst...
When searching for information keep in mind…<br />
Wikipedia can help you:<br />Brainstorm ideas<br />Identify topical keywords <br />Summarize your topic<br />
On the other hand…<br />
These sources can help you to write a stronger paper:<br />Books and <br />Peer-Reviewed Journals<br />
ANY QUESTIONS?<br />
Librarians Can Help!<br />Reference Desk<br />852-6747<br />
At the University of Louisville Libraries, <br />INFORMATION LITERACY<br />It’s Happening Here!<br />
For questions about Information Literacy <br />call (502) 852-6747. <br />Or, visit us online at:<br />http://louisville.e...
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This thing called Information Literacy

  1. 1. Information Literacy is about:<br />Critical Thinking,<br />Research,<br />& Information<br />
  2. 2. What is <br />Critical Thinking?<br />
  3. 3. Critical Thinking is:<br />“The process of evaluating information gathered from observationor reflection, as a guide to belief and action.”<br />Source:<br />http://louisville.edu/ideastoaction/what/critical-thinking/what-is-critical-thinking<br />Paul-Elder Critical Thinking Framework<br />
  4. 4. Here are 3 Reasons Why You Should<br />THINK <br />CRITICALLY…<br />
  5. 5. REASON #1<br />You gain the confidence to ask questions.<br />REASON #2<br />You understand there is more than one point of view. <br />
  6. 6. And the Final Reason is:<br />“You gottaknow…”<br />
  7. 7. What is <br />Research?<br />
  8. 8. Researchis:<br />“The act of searching carefully for information.”<br />Source:<br />http://www.oed.com<br />Oxford English Dictionary<br />
  9. 9. COMMON RESEARCH<br />MYTHS…<br />
  10. 10. Research is always simple.<br />Research is why Wikipedia exists.<br />Research is only useful for professors. <br />Research is not connected with the library.<br />Research is done only to complete a paper. <br />Learn more at<br />http://louisville.libguides.com/criticalthinking<br />
  11. 11. What is<br />Information?<br />
  12. 12. Definition of Information:<br />“Knowledge obtained from study or instruction.”<br />Source:<br />http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/information<br />Merriam-Webster Dictionary<br />
  13. 13. When searching for information keep in mind…<br />
  14. 14. Wikipedia can help you:<br />Brainstorm ideas<br />Identify topical keywords <br />Summarize your topic<br />
  15. 15. On the other hand…<br />
  16. 16. These sources can help you to write a stronger paper:<br />Books and <br />Peer-Reviewed Journals<br />
  17. 17. ANY QUESTIONS?<br />
  18. 18. Librarians Can Help!<br />Reference Desk<br />852-6747<br />
  19. 19. At the University of Louisville Libraries, <br />INFORMATION LITERACY<br />It’s Happening Here!<br />
  20. 20. For questions about Information Literacy <br />call (502) 852-6747. <br />Or, visit us online at:<br />http://louisville.edu/library/infoliteracy/information-literacy-program.html<br />

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