Info Cycles

Introduction

This unit will help you to understand how information is produced and how information about a topic or event changes over time.

Objectives

• Acquire a basic understanding of information production and distribution
• Identify differences among information source types

Library Learning Outcomes

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2b. Understand the characteristics and value of different types of resources (books, periodicals, Web sites) and their different formats (print, electronic).
3c. Use the components of a citation to choose those sources most suitable for the research project.
4b. Understand the different ways that resources are organized.