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Unformatted text preview: Information Literacy Assignment: Minimum Wages The goal of this assignment is for students to: 1. Explore universitys library website and learn about sources that can help students to conduct research. 2. Learn how to evaluate sources of information and why this is important. 3. Learn the distinction between scholarly sources of information and popular sources. 4. Explore various sources of economic data and research. 5. Analyze minimum wage policy. Sources of Information students will use for this Assignment will include: Librarys Homepage : www.gvsu.edu/library Research Skills Tutorial Citation Styles Databases American Economic Associations webpage : http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AEA/ Information for Undergraduate Students Think-Tanks Economic Policy Institute: http://www.epinet.org Employment Policies Institute: http://www.epionline.org Government Agencies Bureau of Labor Statistics(BLS): http://www.bls.gov--Current Population Survey (CPS) Find Resources for Students and under that link, find links under Research Skills Find the Research Skills Tutorial under the Tools and Services Link Documents Provided in Blackboard How to Source Information Types Where to Find Info Information Literacy Assignment:...
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