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WSU GTA Information Fair 2008

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WSU GTA Information Fair 2008

  1. 1. 2008 GTA Library Information Fair Suzan Alteri, Information Services Librarian, Liaison to Anthropology, Children's Literature, and Psychology Veronica Bielat, Information Services Librarian, Liaison to Education and Developmental Disabilities Institute
  2. 2. Resources to Help Students Find What They Need <ul><li>Use the Databases (Subject Listings) </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Subject Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Link Searchpath to help students learn how to use resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule a library instruction session </li></ul><ul><li>Link Ask-A-Librarian , our virtual/e-mail reference service, in your Blackboard course site. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Resources to Help Students Find What They Need <ul><li>Link directly to articles in Blackboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using the Create Article Link tool in Blackboard </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Link directly to search results in Blackboard </li></ul>
  4. 4. Resources to Help Students With Writing <ul><li>Add links to ebooks on writing to your Blackboard site </li></ul><ul><li>Add a link to our Citation Style Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to students about bibliographic tools and software: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EndNote (free bibliographic software available from WSU) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zotero (works only with FireFox) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bibme.org (free online tool) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tell students about the Writing Center 577-2544 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Resources to Help Students Get Organized <ul><li>Break up the assignment into smaller “chunks” </li></ul><ul><li>Do a reality check—use our assignment planner </li></ul><ul><li>Try an Academic Success Center workshop </li></ul>

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