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Thursday, August 3, 2017 session
Slides from 8/3/2017 session
- Introduction to Information: Popular vs. Scholarly Sources; The Scholarly Communication Process; Access to Information
- Getting Started with Research
- Evaluating Citations/References: What Type of Source is It & How do I Find It?; Evaluating Sources
- Avoiding Plagiarism: Plagiarism; Citation Managers
Two Frames from the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education are addressed:
- Scholarship as Conversation
- "Communities of scholars, researchers, or professionals engage in sustained discourse with new insights and discoveries occurring over time as a result of varied perspectives and interpretations."
- Information has Value
- "Information possesses several dimensions of value, including as a commodity, as a means of education, as a means to influence, and as a means of negotiating and understanding the world. Legal and socioeconomic interests influence information production and dissemination."
John Cotton Dana Library Tour
Physical Sciences Librarian
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