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Info Skills

To be information literate a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate and use effectively the needed information. American Library Association (1989)

Evaluating Sourcs

Research Information Online Tutorial - RIOT  Interactive - Rutgers U

Guide to WebSearch  Finding Dulcinea: Librarian of the Internet

Evaluating Web Pages:  UC Berkley

Evaluating Information Found on the Internet  Johns Hopkins U

5W’s of Cyberspace to judge the credibility of a web site.

Internet Detective Tutorial on evaluating the quality of web sites.

Scholarly Journals 

What are Scholarly Journals?  
Distinguish between scholarly and popular resources.

Primary & Secondary Sources 

Using Primary sources Library of Congress

Primary and Secondary sources Learn to differentiate between them.

NoodleTools Understand and refine your research topic.

Citing Sources

MLA (Modern Language Association) style is used at Banting to cite sources in English.

MLA Citation Guide

APA (American Psychological Association) style is used at Banting to cite sources in Social Science.

Chicago Style is used at Banting to cite sources in History.