aVLIL021 Information Literacy

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Petr Sejk (lecturer), Mgr. Jiří Kratochvíl, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jiří Kratochvíl, Ph.D.
Central Library - Specialized Units - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mgr. Petr Sejk
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! vsil021 Information literacy && ! vsiv021 Information literacy
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 60 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/60, only registered: 0/60
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 8 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
At the end of this course student should be able to: - search for full texts of journal articles or books concerning concrete topics (search in library catalogues, online databases, on the Internet) - recognise the quality information resources - write texts according to rules for creating scholarly texts - cite correctly according to recommended citation styles
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course student should be able to: - search for full texts of journal articles or books concerning concrete topics (search in library catalogues, online databases, on the Internet) - recognise the quality information resources - write texts according to rules for creating scholarly texts - cite correctly according to recommended citation styles
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction. Information resources.
  • 2. Searching.
  • 3. Multidisciplinary databases.
  • 4. Subject specific databases
  • 5. Rules for creating scholarly texts. Publication ethics.
  • 6. Citation Ethics. Creating bibliographic references.
  • 7. Evaluation of scientific work.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • LIPSON, Charles. Doing honest work in college : how to prepare citations, avoid plagiarism, and achieve real academic success. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. 258 p. ISBN 0226484777. info
  • BADKE, William B. Research strategies : finding your way through the information fog. 3rd ed. New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2008. xviii, 213. ISBN 9780595477470. info
  • MATTHEWS, Janice R. and Robert W. MATTHEWS. Successful scientific writing : a step-by-step guide for the biological and medical sciences. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii, 240. ISBN 9780521699273. info
  • BOOTH, Wayne C., Gregory G. COLOMB and Joseph M. WILLIAMS. The craft of research. 3rd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xvii, 317. ISBN 9780226065663. info
  • HOCK, Randolph. The extreme searcher's Internet handbook : a guide for the serious searcher. 2nd ed. Medford, N.J.: CyberAge Books, 2007. xxvii, 326. ISBN 9780910965767. info
  • The researcher's toolkit : the complete guide to practitioner research. Edited by David Wilkinson. First published. New York: Routledge, 2000. xvi, 135. ISBN 0415215668. info
Teaching methods
e-learning, training
Assessment methods
Two mock tests, seven assignments during the semester.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
Note related to how often the course is taught: e-learning.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 0.
Teacher's information
https://is.muni.cz/auth/el/med/jaro2020/aVLIL021/index.qwarp
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020.
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