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CCISD Library Research Model: BIG6

Big6 Developed by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is the most widely known and widely used approach to teaching information and technology skills in the world. Used in thousands of K-12 schools, higher education institutions, and corporate and adult training programs, the Big6 information problem-solving model is applicable whenever people need and use information. The Big6 integrates information search and use skills along with technology tools in a systematic process to find, use, apply, and evaluate information for specific needs and tasks.

The Big6 Skills:
  • Task Definition
  • Information Seeking Strategies 
  • Location & Access 
  • Use of Information 
  • Synthesis 
  • Evaluation   
  • The Super 3 
  • Plan 
  • Do 
  • Review   
For more information, visit: www.big6.com

The “Big6™” is copyright © (1987) Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E. Berkowitz.



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