Presentation on theme: "Must evaluate! Accuracy- is the information reliable and error free? Authority- is the source of the information reputable? Coverage- does it provide the."— Presentation transcript:
Must evaluate! Accuracy- is the information reliable and error free? Authority- is the source of the information reputable? Coverage- does it provide the evidence or information you need? Currency- when was the information published / updated? Objectivity- does the information show bias?
MigrationWatch UK Migration Watch UK is an independent think tank. It is chaired by Sir Andrew Green, a former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. The Vice Chairman is Mr Alp Mehmet, MVO, a former Ambassador to Iceland. We have a distinguished Advisory Council from diverse ethnic and professional backgrounds.
MigrationWatch UK Our purpose is to monitor developments, conduct research, and provide the public with full and accurate facts placed in their proper context. We also make recommendations for policy. Since its formation in September 2008 we have provided research for the Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration led by Frank Field MP (Labour) and Nicholas Soames MP (Conservative). Details of the Group and their proposals can be found at www.balancedmigration.org www.balancedmigration.org
Next stage – websites reliable sources Educational ac.uk Government gov.uk http://www.vtstutorials.co.uk/
Bringing it all together Site maps Site maps give an overview of the pages within a website. Site maps of smaller sites may include every page of the website, while site maps of larger sites often only include pages for major categories and subcategories of the website. Sitemaps can be organised in a variety of ways. Should give a good overall picture of how the site is organized and clearly define all the resources the website has to offer.
Summary Importance of organising information How information looks – be cohesive, able to navigate. Imaginative Types of resources Preparing a search Variety of information resources Importance of evaluating information Site maps
And finally.... If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking. George S. Patton But out of limitations comes creativity. Debbie Allen George S. Patton Debbie Allen Linda Crane Liaison Librarian for the Arts firstname.lastname@example.org