FLVC Region III Presentation April 2014

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  • Before searching, students will begin brainstorming keywords to use when searching the online catalog that will best locate library resources based on their research topic. They should think about synonyms for keywords. For example, if they’re researching “creating effective presentations” what are some different keywords we could use to find related research?
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  • Ask A Librarian Activity: Students will take a screen shot of their interaction via Ask a Librarian and upload this to the course Dropbox.
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  • Navigating Databases Activity: Students will select a database that is most relevant for their topic on effective presentations. They will find a full text article, and then email the article to themselves and their professor. They will also post the correct source citation for this article in a database discussion board in their course shell.
  • Navigating Databases Activity: Students will select a database that is most relevant for their topic on effective presentations. They will find a full text article, and then email the article to themselves and their professor. They will also post the correct source citation for this article in a database discussion board in their course shell.
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  • 1. QEP Goals • Ability to distinguish between services – Library – Academic Support Center – College Writing Center • Not as interested in how to use the library as in when • Post-test
  • 2. Not-Exactly-BI • Emphasis on: – Contact information – Logging in – Navigating the website – Importance of using library sources – Friendly, helpful library staff
  • 3. Materials • Instructor’s manual • Class presentation • In-class activities • Out-of-class “homework” in Falcon Online shell
  • 4. Pilot Program • Three SLS 1101 courses Spring ‘14 – 7-week, 2 hours/day, 1 day/week – 7-week, 1 hour/day, 2 days/week – 15-week, 1 hour/day, 1 day/week
  • 5. Team Teaching Approach • Four 25-minute segments – Fifteen minutes of talk, 10 minutes of activity • Introduction • Books • Articles • Web – Librarians alternate – one speaking, one roaming – Best results in 2-hour block
  • 6. Freshman English Sequence Change • Fall 2014 – ENC 1101: was writing and research, now just writing – ENC 1102: was literature and composition, now writing and research – Library contact in 1102, not 1101 – Makes SLS 1101 doubly important
  • 7. Daytona State College Library Services
  • 8. Two DSC Libraries Daytona Campus DeLand Campus
  • 9. Two DSC Libraries Daytona Library DeLand Library
  • 10. FullTime Librarians Mercedes Clement Chair of Library Services Dustin Weeks Head of Technical Services Cheryl Kohen Emerging Technology Librarian Fred Harden Head of Reference Services Rachel Owens Baccalaureate Studies Librarian Christina Hastie Manager of DeLand Campus Library Kristen Davis Circulation Services Librarian Michael Furlong UCF Regional Librarian
  • 11. Library Support Staff Beata Kozlowski LMT, Circulation Melinda Cascioli Senior LMT, Circulation Sally Ferguson Senior LMT, Technical Services Olga Costa Administrative Assistant Nancy Jontes-Lee Senior LMT, Circulation Eric Jenkins LMT, DeLand Valerie Lee LMT, Circulation
  • 12. Learning Commons
  • 13. Print Resources  About 90,000 Print Volumes  Reserve copies of many current textbooks available for in-library use  Direct Interlibrary Loan ordering of materials from 28 Florida state colleges  Book delivery to all campuses  Browsing collection of over 330 magazines and newspapers
  • 14. eResources  152,000+ E-books available 24/7  100 + Research databases indexing millions of full-text articles, including:  Academic Search Complete  Opposing Viewpoints  Florida Newspapers  JSTOR  New York Times  New York Times Historical
  • 15. Instruction  Research workshops presented to over 6000 students per year  Walk up research assistance always available at the Reference Desk.  Online one credit class taught by all of the librarians, Introduction to Internet Research, LIS 2004.
  • 16. Library’s Homepage
  • 17. Online Catalog Student ID# Last 4 Digits of Social Security # Please try logging into your own account now
  • 18. Online Catalog
  • 19. BrainstormingTopic Ideas Presentations Effective Public speaking Successful Speech Engaging Communication Winning PowerPoint/Prezi Pleasing
  • 20. ResourceType
  • 21. Placing Item on Hold
  • 22. Course Reserves Course Reserves: Items professors have placed in the care of the library, for in- library use only. Typically, reserve materials are copies of textbooks for that course. These items cannot be checked out of the library, and the loan period is shorter, about 2-3 hours in length.
  • 23. Searching Course Reserves Search by: Item Title Course Number Course Name Instructor Author Keyword Barcode
  • 24. Course ReservesActivity Course Reserves Activity  Search for your classes to see if there are any course reserve titles.  List any courses that you have reserves for in the Course Reserves Discussion Board.
  • 25. AskALibrarian
  • 26. AskALibrarian
  • 27. Databases
  • 28. Databases Commonly used ENC 1101 databases include:  Academic Search Complete  Opposing Viewpoints  New York Times Current  Florida Newspapers  Issues and Controversies
  • 29. DatabasesActivity Navigating Databases Activity:  Find a full text article on effective presentations, then using the tools from that database, email the article to yourself and to your professor.
  • 30. Research Guides
  • 31. Research Guides
  • 32. Research Guides Mobile
  • 33. SLS 1101 Research Guide
  • 34. Research GuidesActivity Research Guide Activity:  Locate the research guide for ENC 1101 and become familiar with the guide.  In class, students will then write a couple of sentences about the benefits of using this guide for their ENC 1101 course and other DSC classes in a “Research Guides” discussion board in their course shell.
  • 35. Information Literacy Evaluating Resources:  In this digital age, it’s important to understand where our information comes from; this is the foundation of information literacy.  Being able to effectively analyze the credibility and relevance of a resource is an important component to any research process.
  • 36. CRAAPTest Currency  When was the information published or posted?  Has the information been revised or updated?  Is the information current or out of date for your topic?  Are the links functional?
  • 37. CRAAPTest Relevance  Does the information relate to your topic or answer your question?  Who is the intended audience?  Is the information at an appropriate level (i.e. not too elementary or advanced for your needs)?  Have you looked at a variety of sources before determining this is one you will use?  Would you be comfortable using this source for a research paper?
  • 38. CRAAPTest Authority  Who is the author/publisher/source/sponsor?  What are the author's credentials or affiliations?  What are the author's qualifications to write on the topic?  Is there contact information, such as a publisher or e-mail address?  Does the URL reveal anything about the author or source? For example: .com (commercial), .edu (educational), .gov (government), .org (nonprofit organization)?
  • 39. CRAAPTest Accuracy Where does the information come from? Is the information supported by evidence? Has the information been reviewed or refereed? Can you verify any of the information in another source or from personal knowledge? Are there spelling, grammar, or other typographical errors?
  • 40. CRAAPTest Purpose  What is the purpose of the information? to inform? teach? sell? entertain? persuade?  Do the authors/sponsors make their intentions or purpose clear?  Is the information fact? opinion? propaganda?  Does the point of view appear objective and impartial?  Are there political, ideological, cultural, religious, institutional, or personal biases?
  • 41. Evaluating ResourcesActivity Here are some examples of websites that we can use to employ the CRAAP test:  http://www.buydehydratedwater.com/  http://www.thedogisland.com/index.html  http://www.thepregnancytester.com/  http://www.martinlutherking.org/  http://www.ovaprima.org/index.htm  http://www.dhmo.org/ Evaluating Resources Activity:  Navigating back to their course shell, students will select the CRAAP test quiz and evaluate the credibility of a site.
  • 42. Connect w/ Us!
  • 43. DSC-UCF Graphic Novel Book Club
  • 44.  Began Fall 2011, an eNewsletter published each semester on the Learning Commons website: http://daytonastate.edu/learningcommons/  Reports on news and events from the ASC, Library, Writing Center.  Content geared towards all patrons of the library, including students, alumni, staff, faculty, and administrators. Collaborate Newsletter
  • 45. (Don’t) Cram for the Exam
  • 46. Daytona State College Library Services