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Information Literacy Toolkit Collection

Developed from previous library instruction sessions, Information Literacy Toolkits offer faculty the plan and resources for employing critical library pedagogy in their own classrooms. Each Toolkit provides an outline, resources, and/or suggestions to infuse information literacy concepts and skills into their curricula.

  • Alien Babies and Angelina Jolie: Evaluating Sources Using Tabloids with a Taste of News Literacy

    The following activity is meant to demonstrate the concepts of authorship and authority to first year writing students. Students will use their prior knowledge and everyday experiences with subpar information to draw parallels between evaluating academic and popular sources.



    Authorship: Understanding Authority and Scholarly Communication

    By comparing and contrasting two different sources, students will be able to understand the concepts of authorship, authority, and scholarly communication as an ongoing, evolving dialogue.



  • Flawed Questions - Tools for Inquiry

    By evaluating and revising flawed research questions, students will learn strategies to formulate appropriate research questions for lower-division undergraduate essays.  



  • Authorship: Understanding Authority and Scholarly Communication

    By comparing and contrasting two different sources, students will be able to understand the concepts of authorship, authority, and scholarly communication as an ongoing, evolving dialogue.



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