CSM's Information Competency Requirement has several student objectives:
Based on these objectives, the CSM Library has selected several self-paced online tutorials to help CSM students prepare for the completing the Information Competency Equivalency Exam:
CSM Library Information Competency Video Tutorials (CSM Library) Easy to follow and easy to understand videos makes learning about research and information competency a piece of cake!
Information Skills and Academic Integrity Tutorial (University of Newcastle, Australia) - Sections on using information ethically, plagiarism, and evaluating the information you find.
Research Planning 101 (Cal Poly SLO, Kennedy Library) - Cal Poly's tutorial (still in beta) will help you simplify your research project — helping you to focus on your assignment and determine the best resources (and how to find them) for your project.
Tutorial for Information Power (TIP) (University of Wyoming) - Think strategically about information and the processes of: investigating a topic, searching for information, locating the information in the library; evaluating the quality of information; and using the information in papers, speeches, or projects. Flash/video.
Hacker, Diana, and Barbara Fister. Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2010. Print.
Quaratiello, Arlene Rodda, and Jane Devine. The College Student's Research Companion: Finding, Evaluating, and Citing the Resources You Need to Succeed. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2011. Print.
ISBN: 9781555707293 This textbook is available for 2 hour loan from the Reserve Collection.