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Developed by BGSU Librarians to offer an introduction to research skills and resources. It includes information on choosing appropriate resources, evaluating resources, and citing information. Several quizzes and problem-based learning examples can be used to explore and assess information literacy.
The Assignment Calculator (developed by the University of Minnesota) helps students break down research and writing assignments into manageable steps, based on the assignment due date.
Choosing a Topic and Search Strategies
This BGSU LibGuide links to resources to help students choose a topic and provides search tips.
C.R.A.A.P. (modifed by OWU)
Originating from librarians in California, CRAAP stands for Credibile; Relevant; Authoritative; Accurate; Purpose. These are the types of things you want to check for, regardless of source type (books, articles, web sites, blogs, etc.)
Evaluating Sources (BGSU)
A BGSU LibGuide with evaluation criteria and practice scenarios.
AACU Information Literacy Rubric
The VALUE rubrics were developed by teams of faculty experts representing colleges and universities across the United States. The rubrics articulate fundamental criteria for each learning outcome, with performance descriptors demonstrating progressively more sophisticated levels of attainment.