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Basics Covered for Information Literacy
Basics that are covered during a session:
- Very brief orientation of the library website
- Finding physical books using the Library Search Box
- Brief introduction to Databases
- Address Question: With so many databases listed, how do students decide what database to use?
- Brief intro to Database(s) relevant to the class
- Demonstrate search techniques using several databases that might be relevant for the class
- Demonstrate how to limit results (e.g., full-text, date)
- Demonstrate how to email full-text journal articles to yourself along with the citation
- How to narrow search terms and use subject headings or the database thesaurus to dig deeper into a topic
- How to request a journal article via LBCShare when LBC does not own the article
- Overview of the Research Guides & how they can assist the student in specific subject areas
- Demonstrate a search in the Library Search Box that was done in a database earlier so the student can compare the search results with the results of the database search.
- Facilitate students with hands-on search opportunity to search