Intro Inform Literacy for Stud - Alewine, Michael C.;Canada, Mark
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Introduction to Information Literacy for Students presents a concise, practical guide to navigating information in the digital age. * Features a unique step-by-step method that can be applied to any research project * Includes research insights from professionals, along with review exercises, insiders' tips and tools, search screen images utilized by students, and more * Encourages active inquiry-based learning through the inclusion of various study questions and exercises * Provides students with effective research strategies to serve them through their academic years and professional careers…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Introduction to Information Literacy for Students presents a concise, practical guide to navigating information in the digital age. * Features a unique step-by-step method that can be applied to any research project * Includes research insights from professionals, along with review exercises, insiders' tips and tools, search screen images utilized by students, and more * Encourages active inquiry-based learning through the inclusion of various study questions and exercises * Provides students with effective research strategies to serve them through their academic years and professional careers * Ensures accessibility and a strong instructional approach due to authorship by a librarian and award-winning English professor
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Wiley & Sons / Wiley-Blackwell
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 1A119054690
  • 1. Auflage
  • Seitenzahl: 256
  • Erscheinungstermin: 7. April 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 250mm x 175mm x 18mm
  • Gewicht: 550g
  • ISBN-13: 9781119054696
  • ISBN-10: 1119054699
  • Artikelnr.: 45006744
Autorenporträt
Michael C. Alewine is the Outreach and Distance Education Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He teaches information-literacy courses and research seminars, and he has published and presented on information literacy, student learning and motivation, and teaching and learning in online environments. Mark Canada is Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor of English at Indiana University Kokomo. A 2008 recipient of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors' Award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr. Canada is author of Literature and Journalism in Antebellum America (2011), and editor of Literature and Journalism: Inspirations, Intersections, and Inventions from Ben Franklin to Stephen Colbert (2013) and Out of the West: Notes from Thomas Wolfe's Final Western Journey (2014).
Inhaltsangabe
List of Figures xiPreface xiiiAcknowledgments xviiFlowchart xixPart I The Method1 Think Like a Detective 3Information: The Key to Just about Everything 4Join the Information Conversation 6Start Detecting 9Survey the Research Landscape 13Take Research One Step at a Time 14Conclusion 16Steps to Success 16Works Cited 162 Ask a Compelling Question 18It All Begins with a Research Question 19Explore Your Own Interests and Personality 20Consider the Assignment 22Brainstorm Ideas 24Draw a Concept Map 26Check an Idea Generator 27Explore the News 29Test and Refine a Topic 31Conclusion 32Steps to Success 333 Search for Answers 34Good News and Bad News 35Create a Research Log 36Identify Keywords 39Truncate KeywordsWhen Necessary 41Identify Concept Phrases 42Combine Keywords with Boolean Operators 43Keep an Open Mind 44Conclusion 46Steps to Success 46Works Cited 474 Explore Possible Sources 48So Many Sources...So Little Time! 49Distinguish among the Three Categories of Sources 50Survey the Range of Source Formats 53Conclusion 62Steps to Success 625 Evaluate Sources 64Is It Legit--For Real? 65Is It Relevant? 66Is It Reliable? 67Is It Recent? 71Critically Evaluate Books 72Critically Evaluate Periodicals 74Critically Evaluate Webpages 76Conclusion 77Steps to Success 786 Create a Paper Trail 79The Case forDocumentation 80Know Why, What, and How to Cite 81Cite As You Go 89Compile an Annotated Bibliography 91Conclusion 91Documentation Formats 91Steps to Success 927 Mine Your Sources 93Getting the Most from Your Sources 94Interrogate Your Sources 95Take Effective Notes 97Follow Leads 101Conclusion 104Steps to Success 104Part II Types of Sources8 Reference 109Start in the Right Place 110Choose the Right Reference Source 111Search the Online Catalog 115Check the Ready Reference Collection 116Search for Online Reference Sources 116Find and Study Entries in Reference Sources 117Conclusion 120Steps to Success 1219 Books 122Books: More Than Mere Life-changers 123Search a Library's