Sourcing and Evaluating Information – Maynooth University

This interactive content was made by Maynooth University. Going through this interactive content should help enable you to better source and evaluate information which you will use in your academic writing.

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DigitalEd – Digital Tools

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This is a directory of digital resources, tools, apps, and software that can be used to enhance the digital teaching and learning experience in third-level education. A variety of tools are featured, including resources focused on website creation, video conferencing, and quiz making, among others.

Stewart Library – Boolean Operators

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This is a two-minute video from Stewart Library on how to use Boolean operators, simple words (AND, OR, NOT or AND NOT) used as conjunctions to combine or exclude keywords in a search, resulting in more focused and productive results when using a search engine.

William Goodwin – Choosing The Right Search Terms

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This is a short YouTube video by William Goodwin explaining how to choose the right search terms when using a search engine in order to get the most relevant findings.

DigiLanguages

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DigiLanguages is a project funded by Ireland’s National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning, which aims to offer flexible support for language learners during various transition periods. The site provides a series of mini-lessons on various topics.

Learning In A Digital Age

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This resource consists of several micro courses focused on learning in a digital age, digital literacies for online learning, digital citizenship, open education, copyright, open licensing, media literacies, and digital skills. These courses can help grow your digital competencies and improve your capacity as a digital learner.

How To Add A Creative Commons License To Your Work

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This YouTube video takes you through the process of adding Creative Commons licensing to your work.

NUI Galway – Digital Literacy

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This resource from NUI Galway is a list of tutorials for developing digital competencies and skills, including topics ranging from citing and referencing to 3D printing to critical thinking and communication skills.

University of Limerick – Finding and Using Information

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This page contains information on how best to find and use information in an academic context.