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The information literate nurse determines the nature and extent of the information needed. Defines and articulates the need for information. Forms a focused question by breaking it down into unique concepts to search for individually e.
Develops a hypothesis or thesis statement and formulates questions based on the information need. Explores general information sources including textbooks, organizational websites, government websites, and resources of their employer, to gain background information on a topic Differentiates between general and focused topics.
Identifies the concepts of a research question, and then finds subject headings, limiters and keywords that map to these concepts. Identifies a variety of types and formats of potential sources for information. Identifies the various disciplines publishing research on the concepts of the question e.
Identifies the publication types in the progression from background e. Identifies likely type of publication where appropriate information is published e.
Considers experts or other researchers as potential information resources. Identifies the value and differences of potential resources in a variety of formats e. Recognizes that information may need to be constructed with raw data from primary sources or by primary research.
Recognizes that potentially useful information or data in a variety of formats may be proprietary, have limited access, or may be freely available online. Has a working knowledge of the literature in nursing related fields and how it is produced. Recognizes how scientific, medical, and nursing practice information is formally and informally produced, organized, and disseminated.
Recognizes the primary sources of nursing: Recognizes the secondary sources of nursing: Reviews, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, evidence summaries, or guidelines. Identifies professional associations of the field and their literature.
Identifies sources that are specific to the field, e. Recognizes that knowledge can be organized into disciplines and combinations of disciplines multidisciplinary that influence the way information is accessed.
Recognizes the value of archival information, recognizes how its use and importance may vary with each discipline, and recognizes the importance of preservation of information. Considers the costs and benefits of acquiring the needed information.
Determines the availability of needed information and makes decisions on broadening the information seeking process beyond locally held resources. Takes advantage of continuing education opportunities to acquire new skills. Formulates a realistic overall plan and timeline to acquire the needed information.
Recognizes that information needed may be in a foreign language and that translation may be necessary.Approved by the ACRL Board of Directors, October Introduction.
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