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Serving as a text/resource e-book for academics of highschool scholars, this name presents functional assist in getting ready scholars to be lively lifelong newbies and effective seekers and clients of knowledge. It offers a comparability of the AASL info Literacy criteria for pupil studying to the ACRL details literacy criteria, together with particular classes to coach those criteria; cost lists to ensure scholars be aware of, comprehend, and will show their use; and formative and summative evaluation rules to guarantee that the scholars are details literacy prepared for college.

Serving as a text/resource booklet for academics of highschool scholars, this name offers useful assist in getting ready scholars to be lively lifelong newcomers and effective seekers and clients of knowledge. It offers a comparability of the AASL details Literacy criteria for scholar studying to the ACRL info literacy criteria, together with particular classes to educate those criteria; checklists to ensure scholars comprehend, comprehend, and will show their use; and formative and summative evaluate rules to guarantee that the scholars are info literacy prepared for faculty. This booklet will provide support and counsel to highschool academics and librarians involved that top university seniors aren't able to take on the school library and school point examine assignments. and it'll tell scholars approximately what they should be aware of. Grades 9-12.

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Create a search strategy by asking yourself this question: What do I want to do? Browse? Locate a specific piece of information? Retrieve everything I can on the subject? Your answer will determine how you conduct your search and what tools you will use. • Browse: If you are browsing and trying to determine what is available in your subject area, begin by selecting a subject director such as Yahoo! Then, enter your key word(s) into one of the metasearch engines such as Vivisimo. • Specific Information: If you are looking for specific pieces of information, go to a major search engine such as MSN or Google.

Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2007. Copyright © 2007 by Ann Marlow Riedling. 8: Primary and Secondary Sources NAME: _________________________________________ DATE: _____________________ What is the difference between primary and secondary resources and why is it important? Primary sources (also called original research articles) allow the researcher to get as close as possible to what actually happened during a time period or an historical event. Primary sources were either created during the time period being studied or were created at a later date by a participant in the events being studied, and reflect the viewpoint of the participant or observer.

Look for links that say, “Philosophy,” “Background,” “About Us,” “Biography”—look for bias. Look for the date “last updated”—usually at the bottom of the home page. Look for the name of the author, organization, institution, agency, or whoever is responsible for the site. Look for the author’s or creator’s credentials to verify reliability and quality. Look at the links to see if they add valid information or not. Look for any items that point to irony, fraud, or falsehood. 10. Look for why the page was put on the Web—to give facts, persuade, sell, etc.

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