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Welcome to the JSTOR ‘Research Basics’ Modules! The materials on these pages have been designed to give you a foundation in information literacy and critical thinking.
This online tutorial — a series of videos and quick quizzes — gives you the tools you need to begin searching for scholarly sources.
What's in the Research Basics Course
Information skills ― critical thinking and problem-solving ― are essential to success in the workplace and in everyday life. Decisions ranging from purchases to healthcare rely on sound information literacy skills. Being conscious of the variety of information available and basing your decisions on sound evaluation and reasoning will significantly impact your life.