Learning Object

Media & News Literacy Toolkit

A toolkit with various instructional materials to teach media and news literacy. Includes an online activity "Fairness and Blanace" where students watch a short video on journalistic standards and answer discussion questions. Then, students can take one or both interactive tutorials on "Lateral Reading" with a focus on fact-checking and/or "Evaluating Information" based on an information need. Also includes a video on the "Anatomy of a News Website" with reflective questions and in-class assignment ideas for librarians or instructors. 

Type of Institution:

License Assigned: 
CC Attribution-NonCommercial License CC-BY-NC

Queering Classification

This video discusses classification systems, library organization schemas, and the power of naming using examples of queer identities and its history of misrepresentation.

Resource Type(s):

Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed:

Type of Institution:

License Assigned: 
CC Attribution License CC-BY

All About Peer Review Toolkit

Toolkit for teaching all about peer review through a disciplinary and critical information literacy lens. Includes a video, discussion questions, three interactive tutorials for various disciplines, and assignment ideas.
Discipline(s): 
Multidisciplinary

Type of Institution:

License Assigned: 
CC Attribution License CC-BY

Arts & Humanities Research Articles

Infographic on the parts of an research article in the arts and humanities. Includes article information, abstract, body of the article, and references. Created by Tessa Withorn and Dana Ospina at California State University Dominguez Hills.

Resource Type(s):

Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed:

Type of Institution:

License Assigned: 
CC Attribution-NonCommercial License CC-BY-NC

Anatomy of a Research Article

Infographic describing the parts of a research article in the sciences and social scienes, including the article information abstract, introduction or literature review, meths, results, discussion, and references.

Resource Type(s):

Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed:

Discipline(s): 
Not Discipline Specific

Type of Institution:

License Assigned: 
CC Attribution-NonCommercial License CC-BY-NC

Cognitive Bias and Information Practices

An infographic handout on coginitive bias in information practices. Examples include confirmation bias, availability bias, and authority bias. 

Resource Type(s):

Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed:

Discipline(s): 
Not Discipline Specific

Type of Institution:

License Assigned: 
CC Attribution-NonCommercial License CC-BY-NC

Tags:

Intro to Business Research Canvas Course

Canvas module covering how to conduct business research. Designed for undergrads to complete over a full semester. 

Resource Type(s):

Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed:

Discipline(s): 
Business

Type of Institution:

License Assigned: 
CC Attribution-ShareAlike License CC-BY-SA

Get Started with Zotero

With Zotero, you'll never have to stress again about making a properly-formatted bibliography! Zotero makes collecting, organizing, and analyzing your research sources easy. This tutorial will help you navigate the application and offer some neat tips and tricks for utilizing Zotero!Learning Outcomes:Create Zotero AccountOrganize your LibraryGenerate a bibliography in a chosen citation style (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.)

Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed:

Discipline(s): 
Not Discipline Specific
License Assigned: 
CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License CC-BY-NC-SA

Using Google Scholar

Using Google Scholar to find sources for your research can yield you a lot of articles, journals, books, and more. But how do you find the right sources? Here are some tips and tricks for maximizing Google Scholar’s potential.Learning Outcomes:Adopt new strategies for improving a Google Scholar searchUse Google Scholar's Advanced SearchUse quotes in their searchUse AND, OR, NOT, and Parentheses in their search.Use Cited By and Related Articles to find relevant articlesAccess relevant articles

Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed:

Discipline(s): 
Not Discipline Specific
License Assigned: 
CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License CC-BY-NC-SA

Using the UCLA Digital Library

This tutorial identifies the Digital Library as a resource for supporting primary source research, and outlines how to find and access the Digital Library as well as its scope. Learning Outcomes:Understand how to access and find resources on the Digital Library website

Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed:

Discipline(s): 
Not Discipline Specific
License Assigned: 
CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License CC-BY-NC-SA

Pages