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Lab Assignment  Due next class
Topic:  Information Competence: Credibility
Presenter: Librarian Sandra Bozarth
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A GS104a Instructor will be available in the computer lab, lower level of library, to help if needed every Friday and often Saturday or Sunday.   The class assisstant is available at the OASIS center during his office hours.
Vocabulary
New terms can be found in the text documentation listed below.  Some you probably know and have in your dictionary

Search Engine
WWW
FTP sites, gopher sites, WAIS, and telnet.
Internet
URL
Domain name

The Midterm will be Monday May 6.--Review all classes and assignments for this quarter

Resources for Information Competency:
(1)  CSUB Library
(2) 
CSUB Information Competency
(3)  Developing Library page on Infomation Competency.
(4)  Information Competence Toolbox for Social Science
(5)  Information Competency Terms
(6) 
Legal and Ethical Considerations

Class Outline:
Vocabulary & Database Searching Quiz

Introduction to WWW Search Engines
    [ http://www.lib.csub.edu/sandra/electronic.ppt ]Electronic Resources (PowerPoint)
    [ http://www.lib.csub.edu/sandra/internet.ppt ]Research and the Internet (PowerPoint)
Evaluating sources
    Credibility
    [ http://www.lib.calpoly.edu/infocomp/modules/05_evaluate/index_a.html ]General Criteria for evaluating information
    [ http://www.lib.calpoly.edu/infocomp/modules/05_evaluate/index_end.html ]Evaluating Web-based information~~~

(1)   Assignment,
add important links for this class to your MyYahoo page bookmarks Research folder.
(2)   Add definitions in your own words for the vocabulary terms listed above to your dictionary.
(3)   Review new additions to Computers and Society Links.