These activities are designed to introduce students to basic skills needed for the study of history. The exercises address recommendations outlined in the "Information Literacy Guidelines and Competencies for Undergraduate History Students" created in 2013 by the History Section of the American Library Association's Reference and User Services Association. Those guidelines state that students should be able to:
Additional exercises are currently being developed. Feel free to contact a Special Collections staff member to discuss your particular needs or for advice on tailoring an exercise to your curriculum.
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