We are surrounded by information in many different forms.
As college students, you collect various kinds of information to use for classroom assignments such as reports and presentations. What kind of skills do you think are needed in order to find necessary and suitable information from amongst the tons of information available?
In this chapter, we will study how best to choose which kinds of information you should use for your own specific purposes.
This chapter's objectives:
- Understanding how information is produced and distributed
- Understanding the differences between various types of information
- Understanding the difference between academic and general information
- Understanding the functions of libraries and the services they provide