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Information Literacy Resources: Manage
This guide was created using the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Standards on Information Literacy (IL) to help you to understand the concept of information literacy. This, in an effort to improve teaching and learning at the UWI.
Scanning is suitable for finding one particular point or fact - e.g. looking for the GDP of a country
Skimming allows you to determine the usefulness of a piece - e.g. previewing a book, an article, or a website
Extracting allows you to seek deeper meaning of a piece of work - e.g. reading, highlighting and making notes simultaneously.
Created by Michael Baird, Cooperative Library Instruction Project (CLIP), this tutorial explains how to use a process called SQ4R to maximize on retention and understanding of textbook, book, and article reading.
Offers a comprehensive step by step guide to the resources needed to complete a paper in the time period provided.