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  • Curriculum and Instruction 199 Introduction to College ResearchInstructor: Amber Burtis, MLIS
  • About this course:
    • It’s all about teaching you how to find the best sourcesfor the papers, speeches, and essays you’ll need to write for other courses.
    • …..and we’ll also be learning about plagiarism and how to properly cite your sources.
  • Unique Class
    This class will be a hybrid class. We will only meet three times (one of these is optional) and the rest of the class will be online.
    How this will work:
    You’ll get all the introductory information you will need today. The class will meet one more time. This is required.
  • Meetings
    We will meet at Morris Library on Monday, April 18th at 2pm in Room 139.This meeting is mandatory.
    I will hold an optional class for students with questions about the final project on the Monday before exam week (Monday, May 2nd at 2pm in Room 139).
  • Other Classes
    These classes were open this morning:
    Monday/Wednesday 2-2:50 pm
    Monday/Wednesday 10-10:50 am
  • Course Website
    http://libguides.lib.siu.edu/ci199
    (also accessible through Blackboard)
  • Course Requirements
    Each week, students must watch the Powerpoint for that week’s lesson, complete the homework assignment, and take a quiz on Blackboard. There will also be a final project due the last week of class.
  • Course Objectives
    Formulate a research strategy
    Find materials in the online library catalog
    Search online databases
    Use search engines and directories on the web
    Evaluate information sources
    Understand plagiarism and copyright
    Write citations using APA citation style
  • Final Project Guidelines
    Annotated bibliography of 20 sources (books, journal articles, and websites).
    3 books, 3 journal articles, and 3 websites.
    Choose a mix for the rest, no more than 5 websites.
    Must use the Morris Library website to find the majority of your sources.
  • Final Project Guidelines
    Write citations for each of your sources using APA format (see handout).
    The final projects must be e-mailed to me by the end of the day on Thursday 5/12/2011.
  • Contact Information
    Email: aburtis@lib.siu.edu
    Phone: (618)453-1448
    Office: Morris Library, Room 260E
    Office Hours:Mondays 2-3pm, Wednesdays 2-4pm (virtually), or by appointment
  • Introduction to Morris Library
    Information Desk on 1st floor
    The library staff is there to help
    If you don’t know…ASK A LIBRARIAN
  • Computers in the Library
    1st and 3rd floors of library
    • Full web access
    • All with Microsoft Office
    • Networked to printers
    • Laptops for checkout
    Access library’s online resources from anywhere:
    www.lib.siu.edu
    Password: Your Network ID
  • “How Do I Find Books & Articles?”
  • EXTRA CREDIT
    Take Practice Quiz on Blackboard before end of the day on Thursday