Students will be able learn how to search subject-level databases, identify scholarly publications, use Boolean search techniques, and employ citation chaining to find relevant information.
Complete pre-survey in registration form.
Students will be introduced to the library website/resources (5 minutes)
Types of Articles video / show & tell with physical examples (5 minutes for video, 5 minutes for show & tell)
Learn how to navigate, evaluate sources, and cite appropriately using U/CL resources. (10-15 minutes)
Complete activity (10-15 minutes):
Find 1 book on their topic
Find 1 scholarly article on their topic
Using Google for Research video
Show how to schedule Student Research Appointments & Writing Lab. (2 minutes)
Post-survey online. http://broward.libsurveys.com/loader.php?id=4a3bfd6f6956d102d9840d316fc92f95
At the end of the session, students will,
1. Learn how to better navigate the U/CL website/resources in order to find and cite scholarly literature.
2. Learn how to better recognize and evaluate the differences between magazines, newspapers and academic journals.
3. Find at least 1 book and 1 scholarly article on their topic.
4. Learn how to schedule Student Research Appointments for further help.