Investigating Primary Source Literacy

Joanne Archer, Ann M. Hanlon, Jennie A. Levine

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Abstract

Primary source research requires students to acquire specialized research skills. This paper presents results from a user study testing the effectiveness of a Web guide designed to convey the concepts behind "primary source literacy". The study also evaluated students' strengths and weaknesses when conducting primary source research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)410-420
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Academic Librarianship
Volume35
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Library and Information Sciences

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