Research. Where and How to Begin. Research Objectives. Objectives: Understand what it means to be information literate Know where to locate information ( www.lbwcc.edu/library ) Know how to formulate an information question and develop a search strategy
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Where and How to Begin
Understand what it means to be information literate
Know where to locate information (www.lbwcc.edu/library)
Know how to formulate an information question and develop
a search strategy
Know how to access information from a variety of sources
Know how to analyze the information to select the best sources
Use selected information to produce oral, written, or electronic presentations with appropriate documentation of sources
Information comes from a variety of sources:
Topic: Global Warming
Synonyms: Greenhouse Effect
Narrow by: Location (State-Alabama or Country-India)
Industries (Coal or Automobile)
People (Al Gore)
Government Agencies (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Various ways to search
Basic search – enter terms in the quick search box and hit enter key. Results will appear in order of relevance. Click on the Available button to see item information and retrieve call number.
Advanced search – Click on the Advanced search button. Enter search terms in box. Add search qualifiers such as material types (DVD, map, etc.), publication date, or location. Click search button top right.
example: global warming AND India
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