Fall Goals: Basic Understanding of an Academic Library and Information Literacy
Overview: Introduces students to the resources available at Boatwright Library, including the website, catalog and research databases. Session(s) also introduce citing sources and evaluating information.
- Finding Sources. Students will utilize the library website to locate information in order to determine how resources are used for different scholarly information needs.
- Proper Citing and Ethical Use of Sources. Students will learn how to acknowledge the work of others in their own narratives in order to follow established conventions for citing a source.
- Investigative Reading of Sources. Students will learn to recognize how different types of information sources have varied purposes and audiences in order to distinguish scholarly sources, primary and/or secondary sources.