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During this activity, students work in small groups to explore assigned databases and then share back what they learn in a Google Doc projected at the front of the classroom.

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Explores how reading and the writing process are as important as and critically connected to the research process. Chapter five has the greatest emphasis on information literacy.

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Amazon Inspire is a service that provides educators a place to discover, manage, rate, review, and share educational resources. Search by title, subjects, grade levels, resource types, publishers, and standards.

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Gooru is a free, educational search engine for online resources and lesson plans in science, math, social studies and language arts.

Assignment

This activity was created to introduce first-year students to library resources they can use for their annotated bibliography assignment. In pairs, students are assigned a task card that requires them to find an information source. After finding a source meeting the criteria of their task card, the student teams input their answers into a Google Form. Formative assessment takes place during class, allowing the librarian to modify instruction on-the-spot based on the responses from the form.

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MLA Play consists of four lessons that guide the student to a better understanding of the essential patterns and formatting standards used in MLA format.

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This interactive learning module takes students through the process of identifying the differences between primary and secondary sources. The structure of the tutorial consists of four parts.

Assignment

In small groups students give a presentation examining how the popular media reports scientific findings.

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MIT OpenCourseWare is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. 

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Rewired: Research-Writing Partnerships within the Frameworks highlights the clear connections between two important disciplinary documents—the Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing (CWPA, NCTE, and NWP, 2011) and the Framework for Informa

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