Monday, March 08, 2021

New open access book: Introduction to College Research

A new open-access book, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, is: Butler, W.D., Sargent, A. & Smith, K. (2021). Introduction to College Research. Pressbooks.

 The introduction says "This book acknowledges our changing information landscape, covering key concepts in information literacy to support a research process with intention." The chapters are: The Age of Algorithms; Disinformation; Fact-Checking; Types of Information Sources; Getting Your Research Started; Search Strategies; Finding Materials in the Library; Using Library Databases; Searching the Web: Strategies and Considerations; Ethical and Legal Use of Information; Citing Sources.

Photo by Sheila Webber: plum blossom, March 2021

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