Libraries Information Literacy Modules
- Module Links
- Introduction to Information Literacy
- Introduction to the Research Process
- Starting Your Research
- Types of Research Materials Lite
- Types of Research Materials Advanced
- Peer Review
- Search Strategies Lite
- Search Strategies Advanced
- How to Read Scholarly Materials
- Bias in Research
- Evaluating Information
- Synthesizing Information
- Evaluating & Synthesizing Information
- Fake News
- Anatomy of a Research Paper
- Digital Privacy
- Annotated Bibliography
- Preparing for Presentations
- Citations (APA 6th)
- Citations (APA 7th)
- Citations (MLA 7th)
- Citations (MLA 8th)
- Citations (Turabian)
- Citations (Harvard)
- Citations (Chicago 17th)
- Academic Integrity & Plagiarism
- Visual Literacy
- Using & Evaluating Quantitative Data
- Evidence-based Reasoning
- Introduction to Cultural Issues in Research
- Civic Engagement
Instructions for Using the Modules with Moodle and Blackboard
These modules can be directly embedded into your course on Blackboard or Moodle using the LTI links (orange icons). The PDF instructions below describe how to use these links.
If you are using the modules with a website other than Moodle or Blackboard, please use the direct links (green icon) to link to each module.
Data, Information and Knowledge
This video defines and explains the differences and relationships between data, information, and knowledge, and how each might be used or encountered in research.
Estimated time: 4:03
Primary and Secondary Research
This video illustrates the differences between primary (original) research (with a focus on methods used in sciences and social sciences) and secondary research, and the ethical considerations associated with each.
Estimated time: 3:22
This video will provide students with an understanding of what peer review means, how the process works, why it is an indicator of quality, and how to locate peer-reviewed sources during their research process.
Estimated time: 2:41
Types of Sources
This video provides students with a helpful overview of the wide variety of source types they may encounter during research. In addition to defining and describing different source types, it also addresses how to select the appropriate source for their information need, analyzing the capabilities and constraints of different source types, and how to determine source quality.
Estimated time: 3:54
Types of Sources
This quiz corresponds with the multimedia on source types.
Estimated time: 5-8 minutes
- Last Updated: Jul 8, 2022 8:25 AM
- URL: https://guides.library.umass.edu/InfoLitModules
- Print Page