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Orientations Page

Freshman Level

The Physical and the Virtual Library – Learn the difference between our physical and virtual resources, and where they intersect.

Guide to the Library  (handout)

Plagiarism: Just Don't Do It! - Did you know that if you paraphrase your research without citing your source, you can get an F on your paper? Find out how to recognize and avoid plagiarism. Self test included.

Using the Library’s Homepage – Your launching pad to the library’s online resources, research assistance, training, and all About the Library.

Using the Library Catalog / Quiz - Learn how to find books and audio visuals using the Library Catalog.

Coming Soon- Library of Congress Classification System – You may be familiar with Dewey, but do you know how to use the Library of Congress System – which decides in what order books are shelved?

Using the A-Z Title List - Find what periodicals the library has (both in house and online), what years are covered, and where they are located.

Scholarly vs. Non-Scholarly Information - What’s the difference between a magazine and a journal? If your professor requires scholarly sources, how do you know they are scholarly? The quality of your sources helps to determine your grade.
    Scholarly Books
    Scholarly Magazines
    Scholarly Websites
    Journal or Magazine - What’s the difference between a magazine and a journal? How do you tell with online articles?
    Checklist of Scholarly Characteristics (handout)


 

Major
Business
        BUS 490
            BUS 490 Orientation
            Business Resources Online Grid
            Sample Business Questions
            BUS 490 Online Quiz
            BUS 490 Online Quiz Answer Sheet

Education
        EDU 111 -
            Journal or Magazine - What’s the difference between a magazine and a journal? How do you tell with online articles?
            Checklist of Scholarly Characteristics (handout)
            EDU 111 - Scavenger Hunt (handout)
            Top 12 Remedial Database Search Techniques  (handout)
            EDU 111 Research Topics  (handout)
            Online Quiz 

Kinesiology
        KIN 132
            KIN 132 Orientation - Blank Handout
            KIN 132 Orientation - Sample
            KIN 132 Orientation - Sample - Resources Used
            KIN 132 Orientation - Scoring Rubric
            Journal or Magazine - What’s the difference between a magazine and a journal? How do you tell with online articles?
            Checklist of Scholarly Characteristics (handout)
            Top 12 Remedial Database Search Techniques  (handout)

Music
         Music 210
            Music Research Orientation Handout
            Music Orientation Quiz
            Using Oxford Music Online

Religion
            Using ATLAS

 

 

 



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