- Meeting time: Tuesdays, 1:30-2:50 pm
- Meeting location: Library Research Bar (unless otherwise specified)
- Instructor: Emily Alling
- Office hours: M 12:30-5:30 pm (at Library Service Desk) or by appointment
Meet at Library Research Bar.
Due at the first class (Tuesday 9/10):
Assignment: Brief reaction paper #1
Assignment: Brief Reflection Paper #1
Assignment: Source evaluation #1
Reading: Mann, ch. 10
Assignment: Problem Set #1
LexisNexis Academic User Guide (pp. 8-11)
Reading: None (But get started with Knight & Spink, due 10/15...it's dense!)
Assignment: Source Evaluation #2. Choose an online reference source from the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Post in the General Forum (link at top of this page) to let everyone know which source you're evaluating. (No more than one person per source!)
Thinking ahead: Screencast is due next week (10/8). It would be a good idea to have spent some time testing and exploring your database by today.
Assignment: Screencast! (No late screencast assignments will be accepted.)
Reading: None (But, if you haven't yet, get started with Knight & Spink, due next week -- it's dense.)
Reading: Knight & Spink
No class -- Hendricks Days
Assignment: Source Evaluation #4 (really, #3): .gov sources
Reading: Mann, pp. 215-231 "Government Documents"
Reading: Four short news articles on instances of plagiarism
Assignment: Problem Set #2
Assignment: Problem set #3
Reading: Open Access Overview
Assignment: Draft of your research guide
Assignment: Keep working on Research Guide
Assignment: Brief reaction paper #2
Reading: Articles listed below -- plus, try to dig up a sketchy treatment from a not-necessarily-scholarly source of a topic that interests you / about which you are knowledgeable. Come ready either to discuss its shortcomings yourself, or armed with subsequent literature debunking the piece.
Final research guide due by 4:30 pm. Editing privileges for your LibGuide will be shut off this evening.