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  • LIBRARY 111:WHAT TOEXPECT IN THISCOURSE ANDWHY YOU NEEDTO TAKE ITYour answer in 5 easy steps
  • 1. Basic goals of the courseCollege research…~Choosing a Topic~Finding Sources~DevelopingSearching Skills
  • 2. Basic toolsSearch effectively using …~Books~Reference books~Database articles~Websites~Media
  • 3. Basic skillsEvaluate…~Read & analyze~Think critically &choose wisely~Scholarly or popular?
  • 4. Tools + skills =~Communicate effectively~College-level results~ Lifelong learning
  • 5. You & Harvard freshmenhave the samegoals“Like reading and writing, good research is athinking-intensive activity. …It’s all aboutbrainwork: asking questions, reachingdecision points, taking stock of what you findand moving on from there.”“Tools of the Trade: A Library Starter Kit for Harvard Freshmen”. hcl.harvard.edu. HarvardUniversity, 02 Apr. 2013.Web.10 MayPlease engage your brain…………..