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GUID 54 - Bell: Habits of Mind

This guide is for Dr. Bell's Guidance 54 course .

Information Literacy

Why use academic, scholarly sources?

Association of College and Research Libraries, ACRL Framework

Information is the way we communicate, record our human experience, collect and analyze data.  Librarians gather and make accessible information as closely aligned to your need.  You can use a librarian for every step, for any discipline.  

Careers in Information include: Data Asset Managers: Managing, organizing and storing information; Paralegal or Attorney: calendaring, interpreting, and communicating information as it pertains to a certain situation; Librarians categorize, purchase, archive and teach.

Authority Is Constructed and Contextual

Information Creation as a Process

Information Has Value

Research as Inquiry

Scholarship as Conversation

Searching as Strategic Exploration


Habits of Mind

Habits of Mind