Published in College & Research Libraries, Volume 73, Issue 4, July 1, 2012, pages 336-348.
Copyright © Brett Bodemer. Published by the Association of College & Research Libraries.
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By first reassessing the role of search in the literacy event of the lower division undergraduate paper, this article argues that searching is not a lower order mental activity but a concurrent, integral component of the research-writing process. This conclusion has large implications for information literacy instructional design, and several practical applications to further support undergraduate research-writing are outlined.
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