Motivating research for this project is discussed in
Leah Graham and Takis Metaxas, "It must be true, I read it
on the Internet", Communications of the ACM,
46(5): 71-75, May 2003.
The current work expands original experiences reported in
Henry M. Walker and Kevin Engel,
"Research Exercises: Units for Hands-on, Just-in-time Information
Literacy Instruction", Journal of Research Strategies,
19(2): 135-147, July 2005
Experiences at WITT, New Zealand, are reported in
Chamberlain, M. M., and L. Rayner, "Working collaboratively for change:
Toward information literacy", New Zealand Journal of Applied Computing
and Information Technology, 7, 2004.
A general reference on citizens' needs in this technological age:
National Research Council (NRC), Being Fluent with Information