Chapter 11

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Sorting

an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion

Computer literacy

facility with electonic tools, both for conducting inquiries and for presenting to others what you have found and analyzed

Media literacy

the ability to think critically about material disributed to a wide audience through television, film, advertising, radio, magazines, books, and the Internet

Cultural literacy

knowing what has gone on and is going on around you

Plagiarism

a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work

Library catalogs

catalogs tell you what books, magazines, newspapers, videos, and other materials are available in a particular library

Periodicall databases

let you hunt down articles published in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals

Bias

a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

Synthesis

the combination of ideas into a complex whole

Citing

when using quoted information in your essay, make a reference to the page number and author for the text so not to plagiarize

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