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The Big6 Website
This is the official Big6 website with information from the founders of this information literacy system.
The Big6 and 21st Century Info Literacy Skills
The matrix links the Big6 with the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner developed by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS-S).
Nuts and Bolts of the Big6
This is a very good starting point as an introduction to the Big6.
This guide to writing a persuasion paper will be organized by the
Big 6 Research Process.
Follow the steps to help you create a great research paper.
Six Step Research Process (Big6)
1. Task Definition
Define the problem/Select a topic/Know your assignment
2. Information Seeking Strategies
Determine all possible sources (brainstorm)
3. Location and Access
Find information within sources (books, magazines, databases, websites)
4. Use of Information
Evaluate the information
Integrate information into your assignment.
Cite your sources
Judge the product (effectiveness)
Judge the process (efficiency)