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Let's Buy a Car!

You've decided to purchase a used vehicle so you can get away from campus over weekends. You won't have too much to spend--maybe a couple thousand dollars if you're lucky. What information do you need to make a purchasing decision?

For this assignment, list all the information you would want or need to know before buying a car... things you won't be able to find out until you see it as well as things you might be able to research in advance.

Next to that list, or below it, list different places you might find the answers to your questions... whom you might ask, where you might look it up, how you will find it out. Be as specific as possible.

Be prepared to discuss your answers in class.

from: Burkhardt J. M. & Mary C. MacDonald. (2010). Teaching Information Literacy: 50 Standards-Based Exercises for College Students, 2nd ed.

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Created by: Martin Wallace | Revised: 01/15/2014

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