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Boolean Operator Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Boolean Operator Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

Open SUNY Information Literacy Portal

This tutorial will guide you on what Boolean Operators are and how the different operators of And, Or, Not function will performing a search through the library databases or catalog. An interactive element of this tutorial will allow you to build your own Boolean Operators and test your knowledge of the subject matter.


Identifying Sources Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Identifying Sources Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

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This tutorial is designed to help you through identifying the different types of sources you will use in your research and find at the library. Each section will cover different book, article, and website types with a quiz included at the end of each to test your knowledge of the subject.


Website Evaluation Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Website Evaluation Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

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This tutorial will guide you on how to evaluate a website using the CRAAP test. CRAAP stands for currency, relevance, authority, accuracy, and purpose. Using this test you will be able to assess a websites content to determine if the information provided is appropriate for college level research. It will direct you on where to look for this information, from looking at when a webpage was last updated, checking external links, to identifying the top level domain.


Using Databases (Pubmed) School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins Apr 2015

Using Databases (Pubmed) School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins

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Abstract: This video introduces you to some of the places you can search for nursing literature, and how to use them. Using PubMed as an example, the video discusses some of the common tools of databases. Directed at undergraduate nursing students. One of five videos made for the SoN.


Creating Search Strategies For School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins Apr 2015

Creating Search Strategies For School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins

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Abstract: This video introduces you to some of the ways you can make sure you find what you’re looking for. Using PubMed as an example, we discuss broadening and widening a search. Directed at undergraduate nursing students. One of five videos made for the SoN.


Acrl Environmental Scan 2015 Presentation, Jeanne R. Davidson, Wayne Bivens-Tatum, Michelle Leonard Mar 2015

Acrl Environmental Scan 2015 Presentation, Jeanne R. Davidson, Wayne Bivens-Tatum, Michelle Leonard

Library Conference Presentations and Posters

Every two years, the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee releases an environmental scan of higher education, including developments with the potential for continuing impact on academic libraries. The 2015 environmental scan provides a broad review of the current higher education landscape, with special focus on the state of academic and research libraries. The document builds on earlier ACRL reports, including the Top Trends in Academic Libraries. The 2015 environmental scan is freely available on the ACRL website (PDF). This presentation highlights key elements of the 2015 environmental scan.


Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, And The Education Of A New Generation Of Researchers, Jake Carlson, Lisa R. Johnston Jan 2015

Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, And The Education Of A New Generation Of Researchers, Jake Carlson, Lisa R. Johnston

Purdue University Press Books

Given the increasing attention to managing, publishing, and preserving research datasets as scholarly assets, what competencies in working with research data will graduate students in STEM disciplines need to be successful in their fields? And what role can librarians play in helping students attain these competencies? In addressing these questions, this book articulates a new area of opportunity for librarians and other information professionals, developing educational programs that introduce graduate students to the knowledge and skills needed to work with research data. The term “data information literacy” has been adopted with the deliberate intent of tying two emerging roles for ...


Loudness In The Library: Empowering Students To Think Critically About Identity And Bias, Anshu Wahi, Allie Bruce, Jamie Steinfeld Jan 2015

Loudness In The Library: Empowering Students To Think Critically About Identity And Bias, Anshu Wahi, Allie Bruce, Jamie Steinfeld

Progressive Education in Context

Describes how an unplanned, informal discussion about how race and identity are depicted on book covers evolved into a year-long investigation with a class of 11 and 12-year-olds where the interests and comments of the students drove the curriculum.


Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival, Karen Rowell, The University Of Southern Mississippi, The University Of Southern Mississippi's School Of Library And Information Science Jan 2015

Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival, Karen Rowell, The University Of Southern Mississippi, The University Of Southern Mississippi's School Of Library And Information Science

Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival Programs

The program for the forty-eighth annual Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival held on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2015.


Using Search Everything To Locate Journal Articles, Theresa A. Zahor Ms. Jan 2015

Using Search Everything To Locate Journal Articles, Theresa A. Zahor Ms.

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This tutorial demonstrates to our students how to use the Search Everything tab on our library home page to locate academic journal articles, limit the search results and focus a topic by expanding search terms.


Finding Books And Ebooks For Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms. Jan 2015

Finding Books And Ebooks For Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms.

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This tutorial demonstrates to our students how to find books and ebooks for their research. This sessions explains the result list in our library catalog as well as demonstrates how to locate and navigate through ebooks.


Locating And Analyzing A Swot Report, Theresa A. Zahor Ms. Jan 2015

Locating And Analyzing A Swot Report, Theresa A. Zahor Ms.

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This tutorial will show you how to use the library search box to locate SWOT Reports on a specific company. This demonstration covers analyzing components of a SWOT report so students can research the strengths, opportunities, weaknesses and threats to a company.


Using Cinahl For Nursing Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms., James Macinick Jan 2015

Using Cinahl For Nursing Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms., James Macinick

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This tutorial will show you how to search for articles on the CINHAL Plus with Full database. CINHAL (the Cumulative index to nursing and Allied Health Literature) is one of the most frequently used undergraduate nursing databases. Students will learn how to refine and limit their search results.


Finding Quality Sources With Google, Dawn Wing Jan 2015

Finding Quality Sources With Google, Dawn Wing

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This tutorial shows you how to find quality sources online by limiting search results to specific web domains using Google.


Teaching #Infolit With Everyday Content, Derek Malone Jan 2015

Teaching #Infolit With Everyday Content, Derek Malone

Faculty Presentations

Poster session detailing the use of everyday encounters (ex. word of mouth, social media, broadcast news, etc.) for information literacy instruction, presented at the Conference on Undergraduate Research Programs: Building Enhancing and Sustaining.


Source Evaluation And The Alabama Virtual Library, Derek Malone, Leigh Thompson Stanfield Jan 2015

Source Evaluation And The Alabama Virtual Library, Derek Malone, Leigh Thompson Stanfield

Faculty Presentations

Presentation highlighting the evaluation of sources in popular culture, transferring that background to database searching, specifically focused on primary and secondary education students, given at the Alabama School Library Association District 1 Fall Conference.


Instruction For Everyone, Derek Malone, Paul Campbell Jan 2015

Instruction For Everyone, Derek Malone, Paul Campbell

Faculty Presentations

Presentation detailing information literacy instruction practices for online learners, given at the Kentucky Library Association/Kentucky Association of School Libraries Annual Joint Conference.


The Question Of Research, Derek Malone, Paul Campbell Jan 2015

The Question Of Research, Derek Malone, Paul Campbell

Faculty Presentations

Poster session detailing the use of a research question in information retrieval, given at the Kentucky Library Association/Kentucky Association of School Libraries Annual Joint Conference.