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a course guide for RAD TECH
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Radiologic Technology Information Literacy Outcomes

Radiologic Technology Information Literacy Outcomes

This Radiologic Technology course guide was created to help students meet the information literacy needs associated with the course objectives.  Use of the course guide will help students to:

  • evaluate internet resources,
  • search using keywords
  • explain the differences between library subscription databases and the internet,
  • to find and access database articles,
  • understand the elements of APA citations


Specifically, this guide will enable students to demonstrate the following ACRL Information Literacy Standards outcomes:

I.1e    Identifies key concepts and terms that describe the information need

2.2b     Identifies keywords, synonyms and related terms for the information needed

3.1a      Reads the text and selects main ideas

3.2a      Examines and compares information from various sources in order to evaluate reliability, validity, accuracy, authority, timeliness, and point of view or bias

3.4a     Determines whether information satisfies the research or other information need

3.4g     Selects information that provides evidence for the topic

4.3a     Chooses a communication medium and format that best supports the purposes of the product or performance and the intended audience

4.3b     Uses a range of information technology applications in creating the product or performance

5.3a       Selects an appropriate documentation style and uses it consistently to cite sources


Evaluation Checklist

If you are still unclear of the accuracy of a website, feel free to utilize one of the following website evaluation checklists that further explains how to tell if a website is reliable or not.  By following the questions, you'll be on your way to knowing if a website is reliable.

Website Evaluation Checklist

University of Maryland Website Evaluation Checklist


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