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The purpose of this Guide is to help you through your research process by gaining Information Literacy skills. Having these skills will help you as a researcher. Information literacy can be divided into five different categories: Identify, Find, Evaluate, Apply, and Acknowledge. View academic and real world examples for each component to discover why information literacy is important to success in college or university and in life.
(ProQuest) - ProQuest's new cloud-based information literacy solution, ProQuest® Research Companion, is a one-stop resource that guides high school, community college, and university students through research projects, helping them overcome typical barriers. Easy, intuitive, and informative, ProQuest Research Companion enables students to move through projects such as research papers efficiently, generating better research outcomes and reducing frustration.
Primo VE: Library CatalogThis link opens in a new window(FLVC) - Primo VE is a "discovery tool" that performs a "Google-like" search of the College's library catalog and full text databases. Use Primo VE to save research time by searching all of the library's holdings at one time and then limiting your search results to exactly the type of item you need.
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