Type of sources: You must have at least 5 references

  

Type of sources: You must have at least 5 references using any combination of the 3 sources.

1) Use an Internet search engine (Google, Bing, Yahoo) to identify a web page containing information on your topic. **Do not use non-academic sources such as Ask, About, eNotes, Wikipedia, Shmoop, Gradesaver, eHow, or Answers.com. Evaluate the credibility and reliability of the website/ source. If you are not sure, ask your instructor, librarian, or tutor in the ARC.

2) Use a library database (Plaza Library’s ProQuest, Ebsco, Novel, or Public Library database) to identify a source containing information on your topic; preferably from a journal

3) Visit a public library and/or Bruson Hall Library. Ask the librarian for assistance and identify one print source or ebook: a book on your topic

Five sources are required for your project. The five sources must include: An Internet search engine (1), a library database (1), and an e-book or print book (1). Two additional sources are required and can be any combination of the above.Check with your instructor, if you plan to use any other type of source for the two additional references, not listed. 

For the remaining 2 sources, select the appropriate source page provided.When you submit your information literacy forms, you should have five forms. You may use your textbook, but the textbook is not to be included in the five sources.

Type of Source: Internet Search Engine

Author(s)____________________________________________________________________

“Title of Specific Web Page, Article ___________________________________________________.”

Name of Website:______________________________________________________________________

Name of Publisher/Sponsor:  ____________________________________________________________ 

Date of Posting/Last Updating: ___________________ Retrieval date: ________________

1) What criteria make this source reliable and credible?

2) How did you use this source in your paper? Explain the kind of information you found that supports your paper.

3) Give one example of a fact you found from the source:

4) Give one example of an opinion you found from the source:

5) After examination of this source, identify one direct quote and one paraphrase that you can use  (Use signal phrases, quotations marks, and in-text citations.)

Direct Quote #1:

Paraphrase: 

Type of Source:  Library Database

Evaluate Sources 

Use a library database (Plaza Library’s ProQuest, Ebsco, Novel or any Public Library database) to identify a source containing information on your topic

Specify the type of source: Journal, Newspaper, Magazine, etc.

Accessed from a Library’s Database 

Author(s)_________________________________________________________________________________

“Title of : “_______________________________________________________________.”

Name of Journal, Magazine, Newspaper _______________________________________

Volume number: _______ Issue number: _______ 

Publication date: ________________  Retrieval date: _______________

Name of database service:_______________________________ 

Name of specific database: _____________________________ 

1) What criteria make this source reliable and credible?

2) How did you use this source in your paper? Explain the kind of information you found that supports your paper.

3) Give one example of a fact you found from the source:

4) Give one example of an opinion you found from the source

After examination of this source, identify one direct quote and one paraphrase that you can use (Use signal phrases, quotations marks, and in-text citations.)

Direct Quote #1:

Paraphrase: 

Type of source: E-Book or Print Book 

Visit a public library and/or Bruson Hall Library. Ask the librarian for assistance and identify one print source or ebook: a book on your topic. 

Book: Fill in the correct information from the copyright page.

Book Title: _________________________________________________ 

Author(s): __________________________________________________ 

Or Editor(s): ________________________________________________  

City of Publication: ___________________________________________

Name of Publisher: ___________________________________________  

Year of Publication: ___________________________________________

Date of Access (ebooksonly)____________________________________

Source/ Collection/ File type (ebooks only) _________________________

1) What chapter or section of the book did you find most useful? What is the connection to your topic?

2) How did you use this source in your paper? Explain the kind of information you found that supports your paper.

3) After examination of this source, identify one direct quote and one paraphrase that will support your paper (Use signal phrases, quotations marks, and in-text citations.)

Direct Quote #1:

Paraphrase: 

  

Reference page: 

This must be a part of the report, and not a separate document. You should have at least five references, and your references must be cited in your report. Center the heading Works Cited. Do not type the word Page. Place your Works Cited Page at the end of the report.

Create Appendices: Each appendix must be on a page by itself

Appendix A: Copy and paste the assumption for the project

(If your instructor does not see where you have identified the assumption in your report, then you will receive a 0 grade for this section.)

Appendix B: Two Direct Quotes: 

Copy and Paste two direct quotes from your paper. Direct quotes must have signal phrases and must have quotation marks with page numbers or paragraph numbers. The page # that the quote appears on in your paper must be identified.

Reflection Letter: Use full block letter style; in three paragraphs, compose a letter to your instructor in which you reflect back on what you have learned from this course, how has this class impacted the way you think, and what particular issue was the most interesting to you. Explain why. The reflection letter must be a minimum of three paragraphs. Sign your reflection letter.

 Information Literacy Forms

Information literacy forms 1, 2 and 3must be typed and submitted with the report. 

PowerPoint Slides

Submit your PowerPoint slides with notes as a separate document PowerPoint document with notes page.

Failure to submit your information literacy forms and you PowerPoint as a separate document not attached to this paper will result in a failing grade

Save a copy of this project for your files and E-mail a copy of the Final Document to your instructor.

In order to receive a grade on your project, you must e-mail your document. The instructor will provide the e-mail address. To protect the integrity of your document, your copy will remain on file. The originality of your work will be safeguarded under your name. 

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