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- Learn & Get Answers
- Make Informed Decisions
- Basis for Action
- Make a Difference
Credibility is worth the effort.
Sources & Perspectives
Many Sources & Perspectives
What's Wrong with Google?
she always gets results
BUT she's indiscriminating
her database = unregulated internet
Why the Library?
The Information Dating Game
What's wrong with Google?
Who's a better "match-maker"?
Internet vs Library Databases
Internet = UNREGULATED publishing
Criteria for Evaluating Information
Print Resources: Range of Credibility
Types of Print/Information Sources
Subscription Databases from LLCC Library
articles and resources published in print
print publication lends credibility
Library Databases: a "BETTER" source for sources
The Research Process: Learn as you Go (in circles)
work in connected circles
progressive - results point to the next step
momentum - results improve/feed process
unravelling a mystery
collect & use CLUES
common features of search interfaces
with multiple boxes
check in the box to
find only these
sort by options
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