Research 1:  Introduction to College Research Amy Ferguson Richland College Library Fall 2009
College-level research is difficult.
<ul><li>Attend all 3 workshops in the Library Instruction Program </li></ul><ul><li>Research 1 : Introduction to College R...
Knowing library tools makes it easy to find the best sources for your assignment .
Information Literacy  is recognizing when and why you  need  information, knowing how to  find  and  evaluate  it, and usi...
Agenda  | <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>ASAP </li></ul><ul><li>The Richland College Library </li></ul><ul><li>Resea...
 
The Virtual Library  | www.richlandcollege.edu/library You Can Find… Newspaper, Magazine, and Journal Articles Books and V...
The Virtual Library  | www.richlandcollege.edu/library You Can Access… MLA Generator A Student Assignment Planner  Researc...
The Research Process  |
Library of Congress Classification System
AE L LA LB R 1 2 238 2327 2328 5031 .B37 .C32 .C554 .C56 .C63 First, Alphabetical Second, Numerical Third,  Decimal
Arrange these Library of Congress Call Numbers for books in the correct order <ul><li>PE 31 .M351 </li></ul><ul><li>P 90 ....
Let’s Tour the Library -Look for the library rules. -Don’t forget your call number.
What are the Library’s Rules?
Reference Librarians  | <ul><li>Available for Research Assistance at the Reference Desk. </li></ul><ul><li>Available for R...
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    1. 1. Research 1: Introduction to College Research Amy Ferguson Richland College Library Fall 2009
    2. 2. College-level research is difficult.
    3. 3. <ul><li>Attend all 3 workshops in the Library Instruction Program </li></ul><ul><li>Research 1 : Introduction to College Research </li></ul><ul><li>Research 2 : Electronic Research - Sources and Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Research 3 : MLA - Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources. </li></ul>Information Literacy Certificate |
    4. 4. Knowing library tools makes it easy to find the best sources for your assignment .
    5. 5. Information Literacy is recognizing when and why you need information, knowing how to find and evaluate it, and using it in an ethical manner .
    6. 6. Agenda | <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>ASAP </li></ul><ul><li>The Richland College Library </li></ul><ul><li>Research Sources </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Books </li></ul><ul><li>Library Tour </li></ul>
    7. 8. The Virtual Library | www.richlandcollege.edu/library You Can Find… Newspaper, Magazine, and Journal Articles Books and Video Authoritative Websites Online Learning Opportunities Information About the Library
    8. 9. The Virtual Library | www.richlandcollege.edu/library You Can Access… MLA Generator A Student Assignment Planner Research Assistance Sample Research Paper Plus Much Much More!
    9. 10. The Research Process |
    10. 11. Library of Congress Classification System
    11. 12. AE L LA LB R 1 2 238 2327 2328 5031 .B37 .C32 .C554 .C56 .C63 First, Alphabetical Second, Numerical Third, Decimal
    12. 13. Arrange these Library of Congress Call Numbers for books in the correct order <ul><li>PE 31 .M351 </li></ul><ul><li>P 90 .H83 </li></ul><ul><li>PE 31 .M67 </li></ul><ul><li>PE 25 .E685 </li></ul><ul><li>TL 873 .F3 </li></ul><ul><li>1. P 90 .H83 </li></ul><ul><li>2. PE 25 .E685 </li></ul><ul><li>3. PE 31 .M351 </li></ul><ul><li>4. PE 31 .M67 </li></ul><ul><li>5. TL 873 .F3 </li></ul>
    13. 14. Let’s Tour the Library -Look for the library rules. -Don’t forget your call number.
    14. 15. What are the Library’s Rules?
    15. 16. Reference Librarians | <ul><li>Available for Research Assistance at the Reference Desk. </li></ul><ul><li>Available for Research Consultation by appointment. </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance by phone: 972-238-6082 </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance by e-mail: richlandlibrary@dcccd.edu </li></ul>
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