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Information Literacy

General Information

Unesco's Portal on Information Literacy
"UNESCO's action to provide people with the skills and abilities for critical reception, assessment and use of information and media in their professional and personal lives."

Information Literacy International Resources Directory
"Information Literacy Section of the International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (  IFLA) has created this database to record information literacy materials from different parts of the world, on behalf of  UNESCO."

LibGuide on Plagiarism, Citation and Referencing Styles
This is a complete guide about plagiarism, citation and referencing styles. You will find ressources about the following subjects: plagiarism tutorials, plagiarism detection, ..., citation and impact factor, etc. The guide has been realized by the library of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Research Guide on Plagiarism: Sharing or Stealing Information
"An overview of the topic with suggested resources for further study. Plagiarism is considered mainly from the academic perspective. Provides a cross-cultural perspective with international examples."

LibGuide on Copyright and Related Issues
This is a complete guide about copyright and related issues. You will find ressources about the following subjects: public domain, copyright treaties / legislation, limitations and exceptions, etc. The guide has been realized by the library of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Research Guide on Intellectual Property
"A research guide on various intellectual property topics from West Chester University Libraries. Subjects include copyright and fair use, orphan works, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets."

Tutorials

University of Idaho Information Literacy Tutorial
You will find here a tutorial with 7 modules: Information;Topics; Searching; Locating; Evaluating; Sharing; UI Catalog.

Information Literacy Video Tutorials
"Each ULS tutorial introduces and teaches an information seeking concept or skill. Interactive quizzes at the end of most of the tutorials allow the viewer to apply and reinforce a new skill." Realized by the library of the University of Pittsburg

Additional Tools

SHERPA/ROMEO
"Use this site to find a summary of permissions that are normally given as part of each publisher's copyright transfer agreement."

Lexilogos
Lexilogos is an online multilingual dictionary

Google translate
Use this tool to translate any word, text or website to your language.