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ENGL 102 Introduction to Library Research (Miller)

By the end of this session, you will be able to...

  1. Locate the various resources available in the library, including:
    1. Circulation Desk
      1. Books: 1 month
      2. Movies: 1 week
      3. iPads: 2 weeks
      4. Laptop computers: In-library use
    2. Writing Center/Tutoring (3rd floor)
    3. Research Coach Offices
    4. Reference Materials
    5. Study Rooms
    6. Periodicals Area
      1. Types of Periodicals
        1. Popular
        2. Trade
        3. Scholarly
    7. Books
      1. Call numbers/ LOC classification
      2. Go find a book upstairs
    8. Media
    9. Study rooms
    10. Silent study
  2. Embedded librarian service
  3. Be able to create appointments with both research coaches and writing tutors.
  4. Understand the differences between the free internet and library subscription databases.
  5. Navigate a course research guide to find different types of source materials, both in print and online:
    1. Books
    2. Reference Materials
    3. Viewpoint essays
    4. News sources
    5. Journal articles
  6. Construct effective database searches for journal articles, using the following concepts:
    1. One idea per line
    2. Separate searches for separate points in paper
    3. Use limiters
    4. Use subject terms
  7. Be aware that the citation management/content management tool Mendeley exist, and know how to become proficient with Mendeley

Related LibGuide: ENGL 102: Critical Thinking in Academic Reading and Writing II by Jessica Spears

Date:
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time:
8:00am - 9:15am
Location:
McKee Library Instruction Lab (bottom floor)
Campus:
McKee Library
Categories:
Instruction Session

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