A bit about the assignment at hand… How many of you have been in the library before? Used the resources from home? Had one of these sessions? What did you learn? Ask some questions to build rapport.
Sample Research Writing (WR121) Workshop
WR121: Research Workshop Librarian: “ Coffee and Moleskin III.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/bap824/113733270/ . 6 January 2008.
Learning Objectives <ul><li>Realize the complexity of the information landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Understand that each type of information has a specific purpose, author, and audience </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate the information resources available to Emerson students </li></ul>
Type Author Audience Purpose Scholarly Sources Academics, experts Other experts Advance scholarship Trade Publications Professionals Other professionals Inform the profession News Journalists General public Report events Popular / Entertainment Varies - freelance writers, journalists General public Tell interesting stories, explain issues Government Information Government officials, employees Varies – government, general public Inform the public Special Interest Varies Interested parties Share opinion or expertise Unsubstantiated Unknown credentials Unable to determine Personal interest