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Tips for Developing a Library Research Assignment: Artifacts

Key Library Instruction Resources

"Info Creation as a Process" Tip: Position students as creators

"Research as Inquiry" Tip: Share your strategy

"Information Has Value" Tip: Have your students find/create open content

"Authority is Constructed / Contextual" Tip: Ditch the Checklist

"Scholarship as Conversation" Tip: Emphasize communities as well as preferred sources

"Searching as Strategic Exploration" Tip: Build reflection into the process of searching