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Information Literacy Toolkit

Competency 2: Articulate the specific information needed to in order to begin academic inquiries and avoid information overload

 

  Introductory Intermediate Advanced
 2.a   Identify gaps in their knowledge base Identify gaps in their disciplinary knowledge base Identify gaps in a discipline's body of knowledge

  Introductory Intermediate Advanced
 2.b  Define the topic Define the topic within the context of discipline Develop an original research question that contributes to the body of knowledge in the field

  Introductory Intermediate Advanced
 2.c Identify search words related to topic Identify discipline-specific search words related to topic Break down complex research questions to help facilitate searching

  Introductory Intermediate Advanced
 2.d Revise search words (i.e. narrow/broaden) for an appropriate research scope Revise discipline-specific search words for an appropriate research scope Revise research question(s) to manage an appropriate research scope

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