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Boolean Operator Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Boolean Operator Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

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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.


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.


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.


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.