What's In This Guide?
The Information Cycle
5 Basic Steps
No matter what you are doing:
- creating a photostory about the Middle Ages for History
- designing a travel brochure for Spanish class
- writing a research paper for English
- investigating social justice for a Religion assignment
- or anything else
You most likely go through each of the 5 Steps in the Information Cycle without even realizing it!
Step 2: Find
Step 3: Evaluate
Step 4: Organize
Step 5: Communicate
This guide will help you work you way through each step, and give some tips and important information. Remember- you are not in this process alone. Your teachers and the library staff are here to answer questions and help you every step of the way.
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How to Use This Guide
You can navigate through this guide by selecting a tab on the menu above.
Each tab represents one step in the Information Cycle. Each step has an overview page which explains the overall concept for that section, and a drop-down menu with subtopics related to that step. If you prefer, you can also use the "What's In This Guide?" menu located on the left side of each page.
You can return to the main library page at any time by going to the top of the page and selecting "Library & Media Center", or by locating the ""Go to:" box located on the left side of each page.