How To Use Information Literacy Resources: Sophomore/Junior Level

Information Literacy/Library Instruction


 Sophomore & Junior Level Competencies

  • Understand the nature of information resources in their major disciplines
  • Understand reference resources including databases, indexes, and bibliographies in their major disciplines
  • Locate and critically evaluate primary resources specific to their discipline such as images, sound recordings, and statistical data
  • Locate and critically evaluate non-scholarly resources such as current or contemporary news accounts
  • E-mail or download citations, text, and/or data from electronic resources and edit or manage this information using appropriate computer applications
  • Locate and obtain books and journal articles from other libraries by borrowing directly through interlibrary loan
  • Be aware of area libraries' resources available through electronic and walk-in use
  • Track information resources used in the course of their research and create accurate notes and bibliographies according to a style manual appropriate to the discipline
  • Understand issues relating to the ethical use of information, including concepts of intellectual property and copyright

Questions? Ask the Electronic Resources & Instruction Librarian

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Carly Lamphere
Warner Pacific University
Otto F. Linn Library
2219 SE 68th Ave
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 517-1118

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