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Information Literacy: Finding and Using Information, January 2009

Anne Diekema, Utah State University
Wendy Holliday, Utah State University
Heather Leary, Utah State University

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Abstract

This course is for learning information literacy skills, especially those related to using an academic library and the Internet for college-level research. The course uses a modified problem-based learning approach to give you an authentic and hands-on experience with the subject matter. The purpose of this course is to help you learn about information, the tools that can be used to find, evaluate, and share it, and to practice the skills you have learned.

It is designed for students and teachers in higher education, but can be modified easily for other learners. The course assumes basic Internet capabilities (browser navigation and using search engines).

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Anne Diekema, Wendy Holliday, and Heather Leary. "Information Literacy: Finding and Using Information, January 2009" 2009
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/wendy_holliday/1