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Teaching information literacy : a conceptual approach

Author: Christy Gavin
Publisher: Lanham, Md : Scarecrow Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides teaching librarians and others who deliver instruction in information literacy, approaches to teaching specific concepts such as, developing a topic and thesis, constructing Boolean strategies, and evaluating the credibility of a source.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christy Gavin
ISBN: 9780810852020 0810852020
OCLC Number: 611918987
Description: vi, 229 Seiten ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : information vs. wisdom --
Selecting and narrowing topics --
Developing a thesis statement --
Basic Boolean search strategies --
Evaluating periodical literature --
Search strategies for periodical databases --
Organization of books in academic libraries --
Searching online library catalogs --
Researching book reviews --
Searching the Internet --
Evaluating Internet sources.
Responsibility: Christy Gavin.
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This book provides teaching librarians and others who deliver instruction in information literacy with fresh approaches to teaching specific concepts such as, developing a topic and thesis,  Read more...

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Gavin's book would be an excellent addition to most academic libraries. * Public Services Quarterly, December 2008 * Instructors will find this a useful resource. -- Cynthia Crosser * Booklist, May Read more...

 
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