Avoiding Information Malpractice

  Malpractice is defined as improper, illegal, or negligent activity. In the realm of research, here are some examples of information malpractice: Plagiarism It should go without saying that copying work that is not your own and/or using sources without...

Introduction

Threshold Concepts and Outcomes for LIS 101 Through the readings, multimedia content, and exercises on this site, students will learn that information literacy is a complex matrix of skills and understandings. They will learn that searching for information is a...

About

Why The role of academic librarians is changing. The information landscape has become entirely too complex to expect that students will learn enough in a one-hour library session to competently use information to complete academic, job, and life tasks. The definition...

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...