Heinemann-Raintree Library, Dec 17, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
Research can often seem overwhelming. Where should you start? What sources are trustworthy? How do you know if you have enough information? What is plagiarism, and how can you avoid it? 'Information Literacy Skills' helps students get comfortable with the research process, providing helpful hints for organizing, taking notes, and presenting information. Special emphasis is placed on helping students consider, evaluate, and properly use the Internet and other electronic sources. In 'Accessing Information' you will learn how to identify the need for information, how to identify a variety of sources of information, how to use the Internet and print sources, and how to avoid plagiarism and other problems in writing.
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