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Health Information Literacy and Competencies of Information Age Students: Results from the Interactive Online Research Readiness Self-Assessment (RRSA)
Journal of Medical Internet Research
  • Lana Ivanitskaya, Central Michigan University
  • Irene O'Boyle, Central Michigan University
  • Anne Marie Casey, Central Michigan University
Submitting Campus
Daytona Beach
Department
Staff Works - Hunt Library
Document Type
Article
Publication/Presentation Date
1-1-2006
Abstract/Description
This study aimed to measure the proficiency of college-age health information consumers in finding and evaluating electronic health information; to assess their ability to discriminate between peer-reviewed scholarly resources and opinion pieces or sales pitches; and to examine the extent to which they are aware of their level of health information competency.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.8.2.e6
Publisher
JMIR Publications
Additional Information

Dr. Casey was not affiliated with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at the time this paper was published.

Citation Information
Lana Ivanitskaya, Irene O'Boyle and Anne Marie Casey. "Health Information Literacy and Competencies of Information Age Students: Results from the Interactive Online Research Readiness Self-Assessment (RRSA)" Journal of Medical Internet Research Vol. 8 Iss. 2 (2006) p. e6
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/anne_marie_casey/42/