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Managing the Research Process

This guide seeks to reinforce metaliteracy skills and help researchers to "utilize divergent (e.g., brainstorming) and convergent (e.g., selecting the best source) thinking when searching" and “give credit" to the original ideas of others through proper c

The Research Process & Information Literacy

Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.

"Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education", American Library Association, February 9, 2015. (Accessed April 29, 2015)

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Credo InfoLit Module 2: Sources of Information

Module 2: Sources of Information

This module covers how information is created and the many different types of sources that students encounter while doing research.