Location

Room 210

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Other

Abstract

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Presentation Description

A small group of Instruction Services Librarians at Ingram Library developed a one shot class to introduce first year students in UWG1101 to library resources through Google Books and Scholar. It provided students with an opportunity to learn how to access library resources in Google. Without overwhelming students with the nuances of using a database we were able to meet them where they start most of their research projects in Google. This class showed them it was okay to use Google and they could find scholarly materials for a research project that they could find at Ingram Library.

Keywords

Information literacy, Google Scholar, Google Books, First-year students, Library orientation, Academic databases

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Sep 25th, 1:30 PM Sep 25th, 2:45 PM

Introducing First Year Students to Library Resources through Google Books and Scholar

Room 210

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