The Big 6 Research Model will be used in the library at WES to conduct a variety of research assignments for students in grades 3-5. This model includes the following six steps:
Step 1: Define the Task: What do I need to do?
Step 2: Information Seeking Strategies: What can I use to find what I need?
Step 3: Location & Access: Where can I find what I need?
Step 4: Use of Information: What information can I use?
Step 5: Synthesis: What can I make to finish the job?
Step 6: Evaluation: How will I know if I did my job well?
The Super3 Research Model is a simplified version of the Big6 that will used in the library at WES to design and complete a research task for younger students in 1-2 grades. This model includes the following three steps:
Step 1: Plan
Step 3: Review
"Welcome to the Big6." Welcome to the Big6. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 July 2016.
Updated 3/5/2017 PLS