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Nursing - Information Literacy

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize that information on the web is not organized in any one scheme or hierarchy
     
  • Recognize both the value and pitfalls of web search engines
     
  • be able to compare the pros and cons of using web search engines vs. specialized “fee-based” bibliographic databases
     
  • recognize the need to critically evaluate information on the web based on audience, currency, author, sponsorship, and to discern fact from opinion
     
  • be capable of directing patients to web sites for high quality, evaluated information that is written for a lay audience