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Information Literacy at Guttman: A Faculty Toolkit
Use this guide to locate information literacy lessons you can adapt for your courses.
Six minute video explains how to evaluate information using the CARDIO criteria: Currency, Authority, Relevancy, Depth of Documentation, Information Type, and Objectivity. Use in conjunction with CARDIO handout listed under "Evaluating Sources" in this guide.
Created by the New Literacies Alliance, this self-paced, interactive tutorial explains how scholarship is conversation between scholars in a field. Students investigate ways they can become part of the scholarly conversation.
Created by Auburn University librarians, this tutorial is intended for novice researchers who need to search a library database. The tutorial includes written instruction, videos, and hands-on practice. It incorporates assessment through a flashcard sorting activity and uses embedded forms to capture student responses on an activity asking for their research questions and potential keywords. Topics covered: choosing keywords from a research question, brainstorming synonyms and related terms
Created by librarians at Dickinson College, this short, interactive tutorial teaches students how to evaluate the quality of sources in the context of a particular research topic. It combines visual instruction, narration with closed captions, and interactive quizzes to help students learn at their own pace. Topics covered: primary and secondary sources, popular versus scholarly, source evaluation demonstration
Created by University of Maryland to support its global campuses, use this video to introduce APA style. Topics covered include in-text citations, references list. Use in conjunction with the Excelsior Writing Lab also linked in this list.