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Information Literacy is about locating, using and evaluating information efficiently, effectively and ethically.

Explore these links to find research tips and strategies to become a super searcher.

Locating Information:

  • NoodleTools' NoodleQuest
  • Boolean Machine
  • Finding Information on the Internet: Tutorials
  • Google~Guide - A tutorial with great tips on using Google more effectively
  • Invisible Web" Databases
  • Kids' Tools for Searching the Internet
  • Pathfinders from the Internet Public Library - Pathfinders guide your research on major topics
  • Power Searching for Anyone
  • Search Tools Chart
  • Smart Searching Tips
  • Jo Cool or Jo Fool: - An Online Game About Savvy Surfing
  • Evaluating Information:

  • Critical Evaluation of Information : From Kathy Schrock
  • Credible Sources Count: Tutorial on web evaluation
  • Evaluating Web Pages
  • Using Information

  • Powerpoint Tutorial from Education World
  • Using Primary Sources on the Web
  • You Quote it, You Note it:  Tutorial on avoiding plagiarism
  • Created by Rita Nannini and Kim Zito.

    Last Modified: February 13, 2012