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Full Circle Kit, Fall 2018 - Keyword Games. Only a search engine can solve these riddles. Applications include better preparation for term papers. Feature story, curriculum connections, assessment tools.

Improve Your Search Skills

Finding the right information can be like finding a needle in a haystack. Except today
the haystack is the size of the Internet and not all of it can be trusted.

Digital Information Fluency

Digital Information Fluency (DIF) is the ability to find, evaluate and use information retrieved online effectively, efficiently and ethically. DIF involves Internet and database search skills that start with understanding how digital information is different from print information, knowing how to use specialized tools for finding digital information and strengthening the dispositions needed in the digital information environment. 760-451-9778...


Teachers and Librarians

Teachers, librarians and trainers improve their skills and, in turn, equip learners of all ages to achieve 21st Century research proficiencies. To make the most of the instructional resources on this site, see How To Use This Site.



Whether you are a student, already have a career or just spend time online, you need credible information. The alternative is misinformation, and that can be costly. You already have your own search strategies, but are they the most effective and efficient? Try this challenge

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  • Tutorial challenges

    How good are your skills? Discover your research strengths and weaknesses. Hone your skills

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    Learning can be fun. Live Search Engine challenges, Keyword Challenges, Evaluation Challenges and Plagiarism Challenges. uncondensable

  • Teaching Information Fluency

    A guide to teaching searching, evaluation and ethical use in classes and professional development. 8014366309

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