The Big6 in English

1. Task Definition
1.1 Define the problem
1.2 Identify the information needed

2. Information Seeking Strategies
2.1 Determine all possible sources
2.2 Select the best source

3. Location & Access
3.1 Locate sources
3.2 Find information within sources

4. Use of Information
4.1 Engage (e.g., read, hear, view)
4.2 Extract relevant information

5. Synthesis
5.1 Organize information from multiple sources
5.2 Present the result

6. Evaluation
6.1 Judge the result (effectiveness)
6.2 Judge the process (efficiency)