Chapter 1: World of Information

Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, you should be able to…

  • give examples of how research is inquiry and strategic exploration
  • match information needs and search strategies to appropriate search tools
  • distinguish between different types of information sources and their purposes
  • identify and use contextually appropriate search language
  • recognize that the “flow of information” can determine what’s available on your topic



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