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This podcast is part of the series: Using the AVL
Lakewood Elementary School, Phenix City Public Schools/ Alabama Virtual Library
Elementary students are often overwhelmed by the amount of information available in AVL databases. Search techniques, however, make research much easier. In this video tutorial, a Boolean search in the Biography Reference Bank helps students find relevant information on President George Washington. Use this video tutorial in the classroom to demonstrate the use of a Boolean search.
Content Areas: Information Literacy
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
|IL (K-12) || |
1. The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively. Recognizes the need for information. Recognizes that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision making. Formulates questions based on information needs. Identifies a variety of potential sources of information. Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information.