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Research skills tutorial

Information Literacy can change your life!

Information Literacy is one of your Graduate Attributes at USC.

Question: What is Information Literacy?

So many thought bubblesAnswer: Throughout your life you will need to find, process and use credible information ethically. Information Literacy is your ability to do this.

How can Information Literacy help me?

  • achieve better results with your assignments
  • choose the right phone plan
  • learn more about a medical diagnosis
  • make educated decisions.

Getting started

This tutorial teaches you how to deal effectively with information in 6 steps:

Step 1 - Analyse the task

Step 2 - Develop a search strategy

Step 3 - Understand credible sources

Step 4 - Search for sources

Step 5 - Evaluate sources

Step 6 - Use sources with integrity


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