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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...
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What to expect in LIB111

  1. 1. LIBRARY 111:WHAT TOEXPECT IN THISCOURSE ANDWHY YOU NEEDTO TAKE ITYour answer in 5 easy steps
  2. 2. 1. Basic goals of the courseCollege research…~Choosing a Topic~Finding Sources~DevelopingSearching Skills
  3. 3. 2. Basic toolsSearch effectively using …~Books~Reference books~Database articles~Websites~Media
  4. 4. 3. Basic skillsEvaluate…~Read & analyze~Think critically &choose wisely~Scholarly or popular?
  5. 5. 4. Tools + skills =~Communicate effectively~College-level results~ Lifelong learning
  6. 6. 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…………..

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