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Research and Information Skills

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Welcome to CCBC's information literacy tutorial page!

You can go through any video or tutorial as many times as you'd like to practice your skills. If you are assigned these tutorials by your instructor, please enter your name, course (ex: ENGL101), and email.

If you are practicing on your own please enter the name of your course (ex: ENGL101).

Please contact a Librarian if you have any questions or want additional help!

 

 

 

 

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Why does Information Literacy Matter?

Information Literacy (IL) refers to the ability to recognize a need for information and to find, analyze, and synthesize related material from books, articles, websites and more.

CCBC's Information Literacy Competencies -   A CCBC Graduate...

1. Understands the research process is inquiry based and begins with building background knowledge.

2. Recognizes that there are different types of information that are organized and used in different ways.

3. Identifies key concepts of an open-ended question and broadens or narrows to suit the assignment.

4. Chooses information sources based on criteria appropriate to the assignment.

5. Values varying points of view in information resources and recognizes their own point of view.

6. Locates information sources from library databases using basic database functionality and simple search strategies.

7. Uses information ethically.