Project Information Literacy (PIL) is a National Research Study that aims at furthering the study of Information Literacy. The PIL Progress Report shares "some of the perceptions that led to this conclusion and several of the trends in problem-solving strategies that have emerged." The Progress Report concludes, "Research seems to be far more difficult to conduct in the digital age than it did in previous times".
A. Head and M. Eisenberg. (2009). Finding Context: What Today's College Students Say about Conducting Research in the Digital Age. Seattle: University of Washington.