IMC Source Evaluation
Evaluation - Information Need
- Checklist of questions from Chapter 7 of the Basic Library Research Handbook by the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library - scroll down to "Identifying your Information Need"
- Evaluating Information from University of Toledo Libraries - Look under the heading, "Before you start searching, define your information need"
Evaluation - Information Quality
Kathy Schrock's Evaluation Tools
Alan November's Web Literacy for Educators. REAL is a four-step web evaluation process:
- Read the URL
- Examine the Content
- Ask about the Author and Owner
- Look at the Links
Check out the following resource on Guided Inquiry! Guided Inquiry Design: A Framework for Inquiry in Your School by Carol C. Kuhlthau, Leslie K. Maniotes, and Ann K. Caspari. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2012.
Developed by Dr. Carol Kuhlthau, Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University, the Information Search Process (ISP) is a "seven" stage research process. This model focuses on three aspects
of research: the affective (feelings), the cognitive (thoughts) and the
physical (actions) of each stage.
Teachers: Visit the "Information Search Process: A Model for Student Research" Moodle site for research project resources.