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Information Literacy Instruction

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Request Instruction: http://goo.gl/7569aJ

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  • 1. INFORMATION LITERACY INSTRUCTION PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  • 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. 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.  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. The library offers information literacy instruction sessions for ALL SUBJECT areas. INFORMATION LITERACY SESSION OVERVIEW PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall
  • 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. 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. 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.  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. 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. 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.  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. BOOK YOUR SESSION NOW, BEFORE YOUR PREFERRED DATE AND TIME SLOT ARE TAKEN. PGCC Library - Accokeek Hall

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