S.U.R.E. for Work – Learning Journey & Workshop

Duration: 2 Hour (inclusive of a library tour)
Venue: National Library Building at 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064
Class Size: Minimum 20 pax

The National Library promotes Information Literacy skills amongst Singaporeans, through the S.U.R.E. 2.0 campaign, namely:-

  • Source – Look at its origins. Is it trustworthy?
  • Understand – Know what you are reading. Search for clarity.
  • Research – Dig deeper. Go beyond the initial source.
  • Evaluate – Find the balance. Exercise fair judgement.

This is a FREE programme that will enable you and your colleagues to find and evaluate credible resources as well as prepare simple research reports. Participants will learn to use various techniques to search for trusted and reliable sources of information, and to be more discerning in the information they use.

You are encouraged to bring your own mobile devices to try out the various electronic resources.

If you are interested to find out more, please email us at sure@nlb.gov.sg.

 

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Adopt the S.U.R.E. framework for work 
  • Evaluate information using the AACCO framework

Course Outline:

  • Identifying credible sources of information
  • Developing search strategies
  • Understanding Boolean search operators
  • Conducting research using selected NLB electronic resources
  • Understanding types of databases
  • Evaluating information

 

 


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