Session 2 February 10, 2014. Review Information Literacy. What is Information Literacy?. Information Literacy is a set of competencies that enable an individual: - to identify the information they require - understand how this information is arranged and organized
Statement excerpted from the American Library Association
Secondary Sources Interpret, Comment, Criticize, Analyze, Summarize Primary Sources
They interpret primary information
-Are often written after an event or publication
-Written by individuals with no direct involvement
-Who may be specialists, experts
-Provide critical, historical, psychological.
Examples: scholarly books and text books, journals, magazines, literary or social criticism, analyses and interpretations
-Interpersonal– Conversations, interviews, phone calls
-Media – Audio visual materials, film, television, DVD, CD, tape recordings…
-Multimedia – Materials that use multiple formats such as a Powerpoint presentation with links and visuals, or an interactive game or web-site.
Use Library systems and services such as: