This is a website for the Babson Library at Springfield College that has made PDFs available of a number of exercises. Topics include
- Exercise 06: Quality of Information
- Exercise 09: Concept Mapping
- Exercise 11: Creating a Research Question
- Exercise 12: Search Terms Worksheet
- Exercise 15: Authorship, Rights of Authors, Responsible Use of Others’ Work
- Exercise 16: Plagiarism
- Exercise 25: Writing an Annotated Bibliography of Books
- Exercise 29: Creating Effective Search Statements
- Exercise 31: Should I use a Library Database, or Should I Just Search the Web?
- Exercise 35: Finding U.S. Government Supplied Statistics
- Fig. 6.1: Periodical Taxonomy
- p. 20: The Successful Research Process
These are most helpful for college or university students who may be writing research papers.
The website notes that “The [above] exercises were taken from the book Teaching Information Literacy: 35 Practical, Standards-Based Exercises for College Students by Joanna M. Burkhardt, Mary C. MacDonald and Andree J. Rathemacher (ALA 2003), and are reproduced with their permission.”
There are also a number of exercises developed by the librarians at Springfield College and they note that these “exercises were developed by librarians and/or Springfield College faculty, and may be used freely.”
Also check out their Information Literacy page!