Critically Reading the Pre-Source (Scope Notes/Database Descriptions)
This sample activity corresponds to a chapter in the upcoming (2022) ACRL title: Teaching Critical Reading Skills: Strategies for Academic Librarians.
The student will apply practical critical reading skills in order to determine database (information resource) relevancy to an information need.
Information Literacy concepts:
Individual or Group:
Course Context (e.g. how it was implemented or integrated):
Additional Instructor Resources (e.g. in-class activities, worksheets, scaffolding applications, supplemental modules, further readings, etc.):
Potential Pitfalls and Teaching Tips:
Suggested Citation:Shierling, Sala. "Critically Reading the Pre-Source (Scope Notes/Database Descriptions)." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2021. https://projectcora.org/assignment/critically-reading-pre-source-scope-notesdatabase-descriptions.
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