Critically Reading the Pre-Source (Scope Notes/Database Descriptions)

Submitted by Sala Shierling on September 28th, 2021
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Short Description: 

This sample activity corresponds to a chapter in the upcoming (2022) ACRL title: Teaching Critical Reading Skills: Strategies for Academic Librarians.

Critical Reading Activity Example - Activity 1 - Critically Reading the Pre-SourceDownloaded 370 times310.47 KB
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The student will apply practical critical reading skills in order to determine database (information resource) relevancy to an information need.


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Shierling, Sala. "Critically Reading the Pre-Source (Scope Notes/Database Descriptions)." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2021.