Citations Worksheet

Please review the sources linked below and compose both an MLA and an APA citation for each. You can review MLA and APA citation styles using the library’s research guides. 1. A website: The EPA Eliminates a Strong Safeguard Against Industrial Air Pollution MLA:...

Directed Research Scavenger Hunt and Model

Guided Research Scavenger Hunt – Digging Deeper Into a Pop-Culture Phenomenon Use books, credible internet resources, and/or journal articles to answer the following questions about Cesar Millan. Cite your source(s) for each answer using both MLA and APA.  The steps...

A Usable Source Rubric with Caveats

  A skilled writer may defy any of these ethical considerations without his audience being able to spot it.  Below are listed additional caveats that may not necessarily mean that a source is inaccurate, irrelevant, or otherwise unusable, but which should definitely...

Introduction

How to Use this Website  If you are an Instructor:  This is an open education resource (OER) and as such you may freely use the contents herein for educational purposes. If you are linking to or otherwise using these materials, please provide attribution to...

Annotated Bibliography

Abel, Richard. The Gutenberg revolution :  A history of print culture. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers: 2011. Abel briefly recounts the ancient history of Western culture in order to show the profound impact of the Gutenberg printing press thereafter. Some time...

Research Skills and Exercises

Objectives and Outcomes Objectives and Outcomes This section contains all of the readings, walk-throughs, and tutorials you will need to complete a research paper or related project. After completing the steps in this tutorial, you will be able to: recognize when you...

Module 6: Organizing Information

Module 6:Organizing Information Introduction Since the dawn of the information age, people have been concerned about the problem of Information Overload: when people have access and exposure to so much information that they can no longer make good decisions. This...

Module 3: Politics and the Legal Landscape of Information

Module 3: Politics and the Legal Landscape of Information in the United States Introduction In the early United States partisan newspaper presses and their owners were drivers of the political debate. As the two major American political parties established themselves,...

A Sample Weekly Schedule

The front matter of your syllabus will contain a great deal of information specific to your school and department. In all likelihood your school will have boilerplate language you will be required to include, so check with your department and your administration. If...

Module 4: The Production of Information

Module 4: The Production of Information Introduction The complex information ecosystem–in which public and private sources battle for control of policy, in which marketers and publishers compete for the public’s attention, in which popular press...

Module 2: The Consumption of Information

Module 2: The Consumption of Information Introduction No doubt most people are familiar with the friend who, no matter how much evidence is presented, will find a way to argue against it. If the debate were a football field, it would have the curious feature of moving...

Module 1: A Very Brief History of Information

Module 1: A Very Brief History of Information Introduction The complex information ecosystem in which we find ourselves–in which public and private sources battle for control of policy, in which marketers and publishers compete for our attention, in which...

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  Social and Political Dimensions of Information Literacy Readings and Research Skills   by Todd Heldt     A Sample Weekly Schedule One Credit Course Outline Class 1 : Our class session will be spent touring the library, looking at our webpage,...

Module 5: Information Online

Module 5: Information Online Introduction Since the dawn of the information age, people have been concerned about information overload, which is the stress people feel when they are exposed to so much information that it becomes impossible to think about it clearly....
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