TGE 0199: Library Instruction for Non-Traditional Students

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An outline for a library instruction session I taught for students who had mostly earned GED's in order to make it to college. This class was helping them transition into college.

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TGE 0199: Library Instruction for Non-Traditional Students

  1. 1. LibraryResearchwith Spencer Jardine
  2. 2.  “Basicresearch is what I am doing when I don’t know what I am doing.” --Wernher von Braun “Researchis formalized curiosity; it is poking and prying with a purpose.” --Zora Neale Hurston
  3. 3. Outline Introduction ISU’sEli M. Oboler Library website PRIMO Search Library Tour Searching for articles Evaluating Sources
  4. 4. Introduction Objectives  Become more comfortable using the ISU Library  Understand how to find books and articles  Know how to find resources related to chosen careers and interests
  5. 5. Library Website Web address: http://www.isu.edu/library Homepage  Hours  Address Search boxes Site Search Ask a Librarian
  6. 6. PRIMO Search Find books and articles in one search Sign In Narrow results View Online Locations Recommendations Send to E-Shelf
  7. 7. Library Tour Askquestions Keep up
  8. 8. Searching for Articles Resources by Subject  Find research materials specific to your major Searching for articles
  9. 9. Evaluating Sources Evaluating  What makes a Information: source credible, Applying the reliable and worth CRAAP Test using?  Currency  Relevance  Accuracy  Authority  Purpose
  10. 10. Thank you for visiting ISU’sOboler Library Please, come again Ask us to help you with your information needs Reference Desk  1st Floor of the Library  Phone: (208) 292-3152

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