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This workshop introduces intellectual privacy and related concepts for academic librarians and higher education professionals. The session is designed to explore the interrelationship between intellectual privacy, surveillance, the chilling effect, open inquiry, and free expression. In lieu of a prescriptive approach, participants analyze readings, case studies, and the Social Cooling infographic to consider how surveillance within the academy and society at-large can impact inquiry and expression. Privacy, the chilling effect, FERPA, and the implications of data capture and surveillance in...
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Has Value, Research as Inquiry
A learning activity PowerPoint about appropriation or re-use of art history images to create memes, and how knowledge about the original artwork in context can provide a deeper understanding of the people and society that created the work.
Contributor: Rebecca Barham
Tags: #fakenews
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
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry
Improve the effectiveness of your searches by generating a variety of keywords.Learning Outcomes:Identify core concepts in research questionsList core concepts as keywordsConstruct alternative ways to express keywordsOrganize keywords into advance search fields
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry
Helpful resources and a solid methodology can be key to a successful research project. We'll show you some tips for finding relevant resources, and guide you through the beginning stages of developing your methodology.By the end of this activity, you'll be able to:Locate resources relevant to your researchIdentify potential methodologies
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry
Coming up with a good research question is essential for any research! Whether you're joining a faculty-led group or initiating an independent research project, research questions will be central to your work.By the end of this activity, you'll be able to:Generate potential research questionsRefine and improve your research questionsExplain the broader significance of your research questionIf you are joining a faculty-led project, you can still benefit from working through this tutorial. Learning about the process of generating a research question can prepare you for your future...
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry, Scholarship as Conversation
Once you've decided to do research, the next step is to make a list of research opportunities that interest you!By the end of this activity, you'll be able to:Identify your research interestsIdentify potential mentors and research projectsMake a list of potential mentors and research projectsThis workshop was created by UCLA's WI+RE team.
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry, Scholarship as Conversation
Anyone can get started with research—all it takes is curiosity and persistence!By the end of this activity, you'll be able to:Describe the nature of researchList reasons to do researchArticulate your goals for doing researchThis workshop was created by UCLA's WI+RE team.
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry, Scholarship as Conversation
Looking to get involved with research at UCLA? Anyone can do research, and this workshop connects you with resources and opportunities to help you get started today!In this activity, you will learn about getting started with research at UCLA. By the end of this workshop, you'll be able to:Identify possible areas of interest for a research projectFind campus resources that match your needs and interestsCreate a concrete plan with the first steps for getting involved in research
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
In this interactive online workshop, you will learn strategies for generating research questions and turning those questions into keywords. Coming up with keywords will help you craft more effective searches!By the end of this workshop, you'll be able to:Develop specific research questions from a topicTurn questions into keywordsConstruct a preliminary search for your specific research questionThe workshop includes interactive videos and self-assessment questions.
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry, Searching as Strategic Exploration

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