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Cataldo, Tara Tobin; Langer, Kailey; Buhler, Amy G.; Putnam, Samuel R.; Elrod, Rachael; Faniel, Ixchel M.; Connaway, Lynn Silipigni; Cyr, Christopher; Brannon, Brittany; Valenza, Joyce Kasman; Hood, Erin M.; Graff, Randy A. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2019
This paper explores how students judge scientific news resources, as they might find through a Google search. The data were collected as part of an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) funded project. Students used a simulated search engine that ensured study participants found the same search results while seeking information for a…
Descriptors: News Media, Student Attitudes, High School Students, Two Year College Students
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Vieyra, Michelle; Weaver, Kari – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
Plagiarism is a commonly cited problem in higher education, especially in scientific writing and assignments for science courses. Students may not intentionally plagiarize, but may instead be confused about what proper source attribution entails. Much of this confusion likely stems from high school, either from lack of or inconsistent instruction…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Science Curriculum, Middle School Students, High School Students