Study Skills for College Learning
Research support framework
The following shows where Study Skills for College Learning fits into the Research Support Framework developed by PCC Librarians.
- I can identify a topic
- I can identify library services and know which ones can help me
- Identifying interests
- Intellectual and career exploration
Library support of CCOGs
These are the course outcomes and other indicators which require library support.
Utilize library resources for information and research
Course integrated research support
These are the ways that the librarians can support information literacy achievement for the students in this course.
- Navigate library website to locate various information searching tools including online catalog, article databases and electronic reference tools
- Locate library database descriptions and learn their interfaces
- Identify bibliographic information required for citations, from various types of sources
- Differentiate citations from sources, locating generated citations or use a citation generator
- Compare the depth of information provided on a given topic between electronic reference tools, articles from databases, books and e-books
- Select databases appropriate to a given topic, and identify interface components (search boxes, limiters)
- Track elements for attributing sources
- Identify “permalinks” where available, generated citations where available, URLs, and citation generators when needed
- Understand how to concept map an area of interest, to define a topic to search for
- Skim result lists to locate relevant sources, when search terms are not in the titles or abstracts
- Use metacognition to adapt topic definition and search strategy