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1 The Value of Information Literacy A PhD Students’ Perspective

2 How has Information Use Changed in Research? Image: Attribution Unknown; ottomat3ch.wordpress.com,

3 The Volume of Information is Growing

4 That information Requires Greater Interaction

5 No. of Journal Articles HighwirePubmedScirusSciDir (1)“platinum resistant” (2)“platinum resistance” (3)“platinum resistance”AND”ovarian cancer” (4)“platinum resistant ovarian cancer” (5)(4) + paclitaxel (6)(4) + taxane Comparison of search results [journal articles] for specific terms across several resources: Highwire (Stanford University Libraries), Pubmed (US National Library of Medicine), Scirus (Elsevier) and Science Direct (SciDir, Elsevier). Information Requires Greater Interaction

6 The ‘Language’ of Information must be Learned

7 Not Only How to Read, but What

8 How is Information Literacy adding Value Now? Provides ideas Avoids duplication of work Enhances grant applications Improves cover letters STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE Purpose: Experimental Design Responsibilities: Protocol: Step 1: Look it up Authored by: Mark Murphy Draft created: 15/09/10


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