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Read Carefully


Get the most out of your information


  •     Read! Read! Read!

              Skim and scan for what you need.

  •     Did you find what you need?

  •     Is it a fact?

               A fact is information based on research.

        For example: An ant is an insect.
  •     Is it an opinion?

               An opinion is someone's thoughts or ideas on a subject.

        For example: I think ants are ugly.
  •     Is it up-to-date?
              Up-to-date means that the information was gathered recently. Up-to-date resources include important new information.

Resources: Plan

Information Literacy eBooks listed by Research Step

Information Literacy eBooks alphabetical list

Research Videos alphabetical list

Online Research Planner (worksheet)

Research Process Rubric (guide)