Saturday, March 16, 2013
"Information is Cheap, but Meaning is Expensive: Building Analytical Skill Into Legal Research Instruction."
This article is by Professor Yasmin Sokkar Harker (CUNY) and available at 105 Law Libr. J. 79 (2013). From the synopsis:
Law students and new attorneys must have well-developed analytical skills in order to find information that is pertinent to their legal problems and to become competent legal researchers in today’s information-rich environment. Law librarians and legalresearch instructors can help develop students’ analytical skills by asking them to participate in activities that encourage metacognition about processes that are criticalto information seeking.