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Resources for Online Library Instruction: PALNI Modules

About the PALNI IL Modules

The PALNI IL modules are a set of 6 modules on the following topics available for use as LMS or LibGuide versions. Each module contains learning outcomes, course content, an activity, and a quiz. Modules can stand alone or be used in any combination.

Module 1: Forming Your Research Question
Module 2: Searching for Information Online
Module 3: Evaluating Sources
Module 4: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Sources
Module 5: Information Cycles and Communication Sources
Module 6: Understanding Plagiarism & Citing Sources


Creative Commons License

All of the PALNI Information Literacy Modules are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

IL Modules Task Force

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These modules were created in 2020 by a task force. 

Task Force Members:
Cassaundra Bash | Ancilla College
Eric Bradley | Goshen College / PALNI 
Amber Pavlina | University of Saint Francis
Melissa Rasmussen | Manchester University
Ruth Szpunar | PALNI
Jessica Trinoskey | Marian University