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For Immediate Release Fri, 06/01/2012 - 15:08 Contact: Jill Davis Publishing (pub) CHICAGO — In the three years since the publication of the best-selling “ Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0 ,” the information environment has changed dramatically, becoming increasingly dominated by the social and the mobile. The new book “ Information Literacy Beyond Library 2.0 ” picks up the conversation, asking the big questions facing those who teach information literacy: where have we come from, where are we now, and where are we going. Presenting answers from a range of contributors, editors Peter Godwin and Jo Parker divide their book into three distinct sections.
Share! In the Library with the Lead Pipe is pleased to welcome guest authors Iris Jastram, Danya Leebaw, and Heather Tompkins. They are reference and instruction librarians at Carleton College , a small liberal arts college in Minnesota. Becoming forensic librarians Image by smwright “Wait, this is information literacy?”
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Literature Review Tutorial After reading this section you will: Have an understanding of the basic concepts of a literature review.
Citation Styles: Types of Materials: Citation Styles AAA (American Anthropological Association) - used in Anthropology Based on the Chicago Manual of Style .
Most university courses involve some sort of extended writing assignment, usually in the form of a research paper. Papers normally require that a student identify a broad area of research related to the course, focus the topic through some general background reading, identify a clear research question, marshal primary and secondary resources to answer the question, and present the argument in a clear and creative manner, with proper citations. That is the theory, at least. But how do you go about doing it all? This brief guide provides some answers. Teaching Yourself
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Introduction to the Scientific Method The scientific method is the process by which scientists, collectively and over time, endeavor to construct an accurate (that is, reliable, consistent and non-arbitrary) representation of the world. Recognizing that personal and cultural beliefs influence both our perceptions and our interpretations of natural phenomena, we aim through the use of standard procedures and criteria to minimize those influences when developing a theory.