It contains 18 pages that explain the location of a book.
The first three chapters of this tutorial discuss the essential elements of a research strategy, and how you can develop one that will work for you and improve your results.
Each module in the tutorial reviews a different research skill or research tool. Review questions are provided for Modules 2-7. Module 1: Doing Research Module 2: Copyright Module 3: Using the Library Module 4: Call Numbers Module 5: Finding Books Module 6: Finding Articles Module 7: Finding Web Sites
This site includes some classified information sources for students who are interested to Locate appropriate information, Evaluate and Use information effectively and responsibly. All information sources have classified to seven groups: Understanding Organization of Knowledge Identifying Information Need Identifying Appropriate Information Locating Information Evaluating Information Organizing and Synthesizing Information Using Information Responsibly
The sections are: Online Lecture:
The tutorial is organized into five lessons, and each one: Centers on a character who needs to improve research strategies. Begins with a character's research dilemma and demonstrates efficient strategies to work through the problem. Includes a character introduction, objectives, tutorial for building skills in information literacy, and self-evaluation and takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.
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1. Choosing a Topic 2. Refining a Topic 3. Searching for Information How To Find... (Books, Articles, Primary Sources, more!) Understanding Citations Advanced Searching Techniques How Libraries Classify Books (and How to Take Advantage of it!) 4. Evaluating Information Sources: Basic Principles Scholarly Journals vs. Popular Magazines Evaluating Web Pages 5. Writing a paper: The Writing Studio can help! Citing Sources Avoiding Plagiarism
This tutorial is chiefly aimed at beginning graduate (or advanced undergraduate) students in Classics who are about to write a major research paper. This tutorial contains information on: -Introduction and General Overview -Learn the components of research at Bobst Library through the topic Aristotle on the Function of Music in Tragedy. Section I: Organization of Information -Includes information on Library of Congress Classification, call number ranges, and locations of books in Bobst Library. Section II: Research Strategies Including: -Library Catalogs -Search techniques, appropriate subject headings, and sample citations. -Reference Materials and the
To explore how teachers and students around the world are using the Internet in the classroom to enhance student learning. You will learn to locate the exact information that you want, to recognize information that is of the highest quality and reliability, and to apply the information effectively in your lesson plans. Activities include everything from the use of various search strategies to the evaluation of online data.
Students can enter their space to find tutorials and to gain fluency in research concepts and skills. The faculty space offers an analysis of the incoming Student Research Skills Assessment, provides research-intensive model assignments by Lehigh faculty, discusses how to teach students to avoid plagiarism, and examines information literacy in higher education.
This course will introduce faculty to the principles and concepts of information literacy and emphasize the importance of teaching these skills to our students through a systematic program. Discussions, readings, guest speakers, and in-class activities will cover the following topics: the relationship between information literacy and critical thinking, the importance of assessing information literacy skills, combating plagiarism, and creating effective library research assignments. Faculty will also have an opportunity to update their research skills using online catalogs, online article databases, and the Internet.
This course introduces students to the world of information through a variety of perspectives- the popular/public, professional/industry/trade, and academic/scholarly. All sections of the course teach students the concepts of information and how to identify, find, evaluate, analyze, and use information effectively. This understanding greatly impacts how students communicate within the academic world, their communities and in the future as employees and employers.
You will learn about the flow of information, how to be effective at the research process, how to access information in a variety of formats, and how to formulate effective searches on electronic databases and the Internet. You will also be taught how to evaluate the quality of Web-based and print information, and will become familiar with practical, social and ethical issues relating to information.
This covers the physical layout of the library and describes the many resources and services available to students, faculty and staff.
This guide is based on the The Chicago Manual of Style 15th ed. rev. (University of Chicago Press, 2003). Examples are shown for both the Author-Date style of citation recommended for natural sciences and social sciences, as well as the Notes-Bibliography style used for fine arts, history, literature, etc.
Targeted faculty will be invited to building-level professional development programs by focusing on electronic database subscriptions and print resources in each of our facilities, we hope to underline the message that the Internet is not a library.
1. Choosing Information Sources 2. Create a Search Strategy 3. Using the Library Catalog 4. Find Articles in Research Databases 5. Using the Web 6. Using Reference Books 7 .Citing Your Sources
BILT is a set of 8 web based modules designed to be self paced. These modules will help familiarize you with the research process and introduce you to some of the online resources available at BCC. After completing the BILT modules, you will have the skills necessary to find quality resources for your research paper or speech.