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EXS 345 - Dr. Danny Henderson: Information Literacy

Resources for your EXS 345 class

Information Literacy Competencies

The information competent student:

  1. Determines the nature and extent of the information needed by using sources that are appropriate to the assignment such as scholarly journals and books.
  2. Finds and uses search tools effectively and efficiently using a search strategy using keywords, synonyms or subject headings.
  3. Locates and obtains the information.
  4. Critically evaluates the information before using it by evaluating information for reliability, validity, accuracy, authority, timeliness and perspective or bias.
  5. Organizes, synthesizes, integrates and ethically/legally applies the information. 

We will touch on elements of all these competencies in our instruction session.