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ENG 152 Information Literacy Objectives
Information Literacy is one of MCC's four general education goals. Information Literacy is the ability to recognize when information is needed and to locate, evaluate and use information effectively. In this session, you will learn how to:
- Select appropriate search tools to identify and locate information sources.
- Construct effective database searches.
These skills will help you find quality, appropriate resources for your research assignments.
The Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
- Authority is Constructed and Contextual
- Information Creation as a Process
- Information has Value
- Research as Inquiry
- Scholarship as Conversation
- Searching as Strategic Exploration
Before you can start your research, you need to know where to look. You will need to select the search tool that best fits your information need.
|If you are looking for...
|Memes, Pictures of friends, Status updates
||Facebook, Twitter, etc.
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