INFORMATION LITERACY
INSTRUCTION
PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
Are you tired of your
students quoting
Wikipedia as a
‘credible’ source?
Is the reference page
full of WWWs?
Do your st...
Let our friendly
professional librarians
teach your students
how to find and use
the information they
need to write those...
 Information literacy instruction helps students
develop a set of skills to comprehend and use
information sources - insi...
The library offers
information literacy
instruction sessions
for ALL SUBJECT
areas.
INFORMATION LITERACY
SESSION OVERVIEW...
 Develop a research question or research statement
 Identify keywords and select them from the search
statement/question...
In addition, each
session provides
hands-on time:
 students can commence
their research
 a librarian is present
who can...
Face-to-Face
1 day session
50 or 75 minutes
At the library
(Accokeek Hall Rm.
109 or at your
extension center.)
Black...
 Not teaching in the Largo campus?
 Not a problem. Librarians can come out to your extension center to
provide instructi...
Requests are made
through the library’s
website, using the
Instruction Form.
To access the form
you will need to
login u...
Direct Link:
http://goo.gl/7569aJ
Form can also be
accessed through the
library’s website
Click on the Faculty
Resource...
 A minimum of two weeks’ notice is required
 Instruction is more effective when the students have
a specific assignment ...
BOOK YOUR SESSION
NOW, BEFORE YOUR
PREFERRED DATE AND
TIME SLOT ARE TAKEN.
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  1. 1. INFORMATION LITERACY INSTRUCTION PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  2. 2. Are you tired of your students quoting Wikipedia as a ‘credible’ source? Is the reference page full of WWWs? Do your students ‘Google’ everything? Need help improving your student’s research skills? NEW SEMESTER – SAME BAD HABITS PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  3. 3. Let our friendly professional librarians teach your students how to find and use the information they need to write those assignments. Schedule your Information Literacy Instruction session today! THE LIBRARY CAN HELP! PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  4. 4.  Information literacy instruction helps students develop a set of skills to comprehend and use information sources - inside and beyond the library - to fulfill information needs in academia, the workplace, and for lifelong learning.  These skills help develop productive citizens by enabling them to analyze information and to make informed decisions. WHAT IS INFORMATION LITERACY INSTRUCTION? PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  5. 5. The library offers information literacy instruction sessions for ALL SUBJECT areas. INFORMATION LITERACY SESSION OVERVIEW PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  6. 6.  Develop a research question or research statement  Identify keywords and select them from the search statement/question  Develop several search strategies using Boolean operators INFORMATION COVERED DURING A SESSION  Search general or specific databases  Evaluate resources  Distinguish between a peer- reviewed journal and a magazine  Overview of citation guidelines PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  7. 7. In addition, each session provides hands-on time:  students can commence their research  a librarian is present who can answer questions Each session is tailored to a specific class assignment. PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  8. 8. Face-to-Face 1 day session 50 or 75 minutes At the library (Accokeek Hall Rm. 109 or at your extension center.) Blackboard A guest librarian embedded into your online course for a specific time period FORMAT The library offers two types of information literacy instruction: PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  9. 9.  Not teaching in the Largo campus?  Not a problem. Librarians can come out to your extension center to provide instruction. PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  10. 10. Requests are made through the library’s website, using the Instruction Form. To access the form you will need to login using your MyPGCC username and password. REQUEST INSTRUCTION PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  11. 11. Direct Link: http://goo.gl/7569aJ Form can also be accessed through the library’s website Click on the Faculty Resources link on the left side menu INSTRUCTION FORM PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  12. 12.  A minimum of two weeks’ notice is required  Instruction is more effective when the students have a specific assignment prior to the session  please submit an assignment to your assigned librarian before the day of your session  The presence of the instructor is essential during the class session GENERAL FAQS PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  13. 13. BOOK YOUR SESSION NOW, BEFORE YOUR PREFERRED DATE AND TIME SLOT ARE TAKEN. PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
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