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The Big Six

A process and set of skills which provides a foundation for a rational approach to problem solving. This page lays out the whole approach in a templet

The Big Six Skills Approach to Information Problem Solving by Eisenberg and Berkowitz, 1988

  1. Task Definition
  2. Information Seeking Strategies
  3. Location / Access
  4. Use of Information
  5. Synthesis
  6. Evaluation