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6 puzzle pieces showing different elements of the research process

 

 

 

Information is everywhere and changing everyday. The research process involves reflection, learning, and making connections.

 

Information literacy is the ability to recognize when information is needed and to locate, evaluate, and effectively use the needed information.

 

Click on each puzzle piece for tips that will support a positive research experience.

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Define Task: What is your assignment, problem or question? Identify Options: What kinds of information do you need and where do you look? Select Sources: How do you search for them and which do you choose? Select Sources: How do you search for them and which do you choose? Analyze Content: What did you discover and what does it mean? Present Findings: How do you organize and communicate what you learned? Present Findings: How do you organize and communicate what you learned? Evaluate: Is your research process leading to relevant and useful results?

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