Student Success for Higher Learning - Library Session for Welding Engineering Technician

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  • How you can help them and how they can find you – leads into the ISEMP introduction
  • This can be amended to reflect a specific assignment they are working towards or that information could be added verbally.
  • Discuss the above as the two principle ways to find information through the library. Direct students to go the LRC homepage to get started. Proceed with search examples without additional slides.
  • Discuss the above as the two principle ways to find information through the library. Direct students to go the LRC homepage to get started. Proceed with search examples without additional slides.
  • Segway – The Library provides lots of print and online information that can be classed as “better” information: published, edited, scholarly, sometimes peer-reviewed. Google is great for finding the free stuff, and we’ve seen that there can be quality info found through a search for free information. But the library specializes in providing more information to you – the kind that usually you have to pay for. Direct students to go the LRC homepage to get started. Proceed with search examples without additional slides.
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  • Discuss the above as the two principle ways to find information through the library. Direct students to go the LRC homepage to get started. Proceed with search examples without additional slides.
  • This will depend on the group of students and their assignment
  • Segway – The Library provides lots of print and online information that can be classed as “better” information: published, edited, scholarly, sometimes peer-reviewed. Google is great for finding the free stuff, and we’ve seen that there can be quality info found through a search for free information. But the library specializes in providing more information to you – the kind that usually you have to pay for. Direct students to go the LRC homepage to get started. Proceed with search examples without additional slides.
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  • Student Success for Higher Learning - Library Session for Welding Engineering Technician

    1. 1. Employability Skills and ResearchSMART START
    2. 2. I AM . . .Melanie ParletteSchool of Engineering and Information Technology andTrades and Apprenticeship Liaisonmparlette@conestogac.on.ca
    3. 3. TODAY we will…• Locate key sections of the LRC’s website• Discover jobs that interest us in our desired field of employment• Perform a basic search of LRC resources, narrow our search and create a list of relevant results
    4. 4. Let’s Explore!
    5. 5. Let’s Explore!
    6. 6. LIBRARY as a GATEWAY• The LRC is a gateway to a variety of quality resources for your College studies
    7. 7. Off-Campus Access
    8. 8. ONLINE DATABASES andLibrary Discovery Individual Databases Discovery Search• Databases are usually • Searches majority of LRC’s organized by major subject databases all at once i.e. nursing, business, etc • Benefit: you just search—• Benefit: use advanced simple and convenient search tools to find millions • Detriment: You don’t get of trustworthy, subject- the specific treatment and specific resources advanced search Detriment: you have to capabilities of individual choose and search multiple databases. databases
    9. 9. Today’s Research Topic is….• I am interested in a career in welding.• What skills does this career require? How can I learn more about these skills?
    10. 10. Job Bank Finding a job . . . http://www.jobbank.gc.ca
    11. 11. Job Bank Details of a job:
    12. 12. Job Bank Citing a job (you will need this later to create your Reference List!): Author (or Company/Organization that created the website or wrote the article) Date of publication (or Date the job was posted) Title of Publication (Job advertisement – Job Title) Website Address http://www.jobbank.gc.ca
    13. 13. LIBRARY as a GATEWAYSpecific Skills: Custom fabrication Gas tungsten arc welding Machinery or equipment repair Gas metal arc weldingEssential Skills: Problem solving Critical thinking Working with others
    14. 14. Learning more about jobskills
    15. 15. Citing our article:Citing an article (you will need this laterto create your Reference List!): Author Date of publication Title of article Title of the online periodical Volume Number (if available) Issue Number (if available) Website retrieved fromYou may want to print, email or save your article.
    16. 16. Today We…• Located key sections of the LRC’s website• Discovered jobs that interest us in our desired field of employment• Performed a basic search of LRC resources, narrowed our search and create a list of relevant results
    17. 17. HELP AT THE LIBRARY instant messaging information service email or phone

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