In this exercise, learners are required to distinguish the information belong to "primary sources" or "secondary sources". Primary information source are anything created at the time when the incident/event happened. They were created with the intention to record the incident/event. It could be a document, manuscript, autobiography, a recording, a diary, an artifact, and so on. Secondary information source is anything (e.g., documents, records, artifacts, objects, and so on) that discuss, relates, or refers another piece of information existing elsewhere.
In this video, a team of students arrive the university library and meet the Reference Librarian at a discussion room. The Reference Librarian firstly recaps the concepts of the AAOCC. Then, she mentions the additional criteria for evaluating the primary and secondary sources!
In this video, two students are discussing the types of information are needed to answer the sub-questions. In their conversation, various type of information, including manuscripts, diaries and autobiographies, audio recordings and videos, original art works, letter patents, conference papers, books, government publications, critical analysis and review, journal articles, and handbooks.
In this matching game, learners are required to match various scientific content types, for example, books, literature review articles, encyclopedia entry, conference proceedings, scholarly journal articles, government documents, reference books, technical reports, with their intended purpose.