Elementary, Middle, and High School Students Vary in Frequency and Purpose When Using Online Digital References. A review of: Silverstein, Joanne. “Just Curious: Children’s Use of Digital Reference for Unimposed Queries and Its Importance in Informal Education.” Library Trends 54.2 (Fall 2005): 228‐44.

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Julie Stephens;
  • Publisher: University of Alberta
  • Journal: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (issn: 1715-720X)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Children | Virtual Reference Services | Social Informatics | Students | Z | Bibliography. Library science. Information resources
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION

<b>Objective</b> – To determine 1) how and with what frequency children use digital references to answer their own unimposed questions; 2) whether digital reference services support their self‐initiated learning; 3) whether digital reference services support the transfe... View more
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