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Assessment (HC)

Math Department

                                                                                                 Information Literacy for Mathematics-Draft
                                                                                                                
I = introduce; R = reinforce; M = master

Mathematical Literature

 Writing Seminar

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Know how to locate math resources to find background information using secondary and tertiary literature

NA

NA

NA

I

R - M

Know how to use databases to search the literature by using text, author, and bibliographic queries

NA

NA

NA

I

R - M

Know how to find conference proceedings, lectures series, and preprints

NA

NA

NA

I

R - M

Know search strategies (how to refine answer sets, use controlled vocabularies etc.)

NA

I

I

R

 R - M

Know how to obtain full articles from citations

NA

I

I

R

R - M

Know how to find related information by consulting references or endnotes

NA

I

I

R

R - M

Know how to find more recent articles related to an article by using cited reference searches

NA

I

I

R

R - M

Know how to locate translations for math works in a language other than English

NA

NA

NA

I

R - M

Know how to find historical math repositories

NA

NA

NA

I

R - M

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ethical Use of Information

 

 

 

 

 

Know how to document sources using the appropriate citation style

I

I

I

R

M

Know how to use a bibliographic management software such as BibTeX etc.

I

I

I

R

M

Use best practices to avoid plagiarism, e.g. know how to paraphrase and summarize

I

I

R

R

M

Know fair use guidelines governing the use of works under copyright

I

I

I

R

M