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Sunday, November 18, 2012

All Day

Library closed, Sundays

Posted by: Pam Kessinger


Monday, November 19, 2012

1 a.m. - 1:05 a.m.

Pam, ILAGO @ Pacific Univ 1:00-5:00 pm

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8:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 (SS)

Chris Jensen
E MAIL: cjensen@pcc.edu
PHONE: x7362
CAMPUS: Rock Creek
STUDENTS CALL ME:
PREFERRED CONTACT: e-mail
COURSE TITLE: WR 121
CRN:
STUDENTS: 27
PREFERRED DATE1: Nov. 19
PREFERRED TIME1: 8: 10 am
ALTERNATE DATE2:
ALTERNATE TIME2:
CLASS DURATION: 80 minutes
OTHER CLASS DURATION:
DISCUSS NON LIBRARY MATTERS: no
NON LIBRARY MATTERS TO DISCUSS:
ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Standard intro-to-online-research day. Sarah S. has developed a checklist/handout for use.
DEVELOP SEARCH STRATEGY: Please cover this in class
EFFICIENT SEARCH: Please cover this in class
CONSTRUCT QUERY: Please cover this in class
ASSIGNMENT NOTES:

Posted by: Chris Jensen


10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 / Steve Mainville (SS)

Instructor's Name: Steve Mainville
Instructor e-mail: smainvil@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 971.722.7101
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Steve
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 121
Course CRN: 40726
# of students: 27
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-11-19
Alternate Date: 2012-11-21
Preferred Time: 10:00 am
Alternate Time:
Duration: 80
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? Yes
If yes please specify: about 5 minutes at the start or end of the class
Assignment description and sample topics:
A. Drug testing should/should not be allowed in public high schools. If you
agree, which students should be tested? How and under what circumstances?
Why? Consider any relevant aspects of this issue. Do not focus on athletes
and steroids.
B. Drug testing of employees and job applicants should/should not be allowed.
If you agree, which employees should be tested? How and under what
circumstances? Why? Consider any relevant aspects of this issue. Do not focus
on athletes and steroids.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
- Develop a search strategy based on their research topics (15 minutes)
- Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
materials (15 minutes)
- Differentiate between scholarly journals and magazines (15 minutes)
- Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and
evaluate best choices in the results list (25 minutes)
Other notes: If there is time for a brief tour of the library, that would be
fine.

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12 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 / Stephen Mainville (RS)

Instructor's Name: Steve Mainville
Instructor e-mail: smainvil@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 971.722.7101
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Steve
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 121
Course CRN:
# of students: 27
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-11-19
Alternate Date: 2012-11-21
Preferred Time: 12:00pm
Alternate Time:
Duration: 80
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? Yes
If yes please specify: about 5 minutes at the start or end of the class
Assignment description and sample topics:
A. Drug testing should/should not be allowed in public high schools. If you
agree, which students should be tested? How and under what circumstances?
Why? Consider any relevant aspects of this issue. Do not focus on athletes
and steroids.
B. Drug testing of employees and job applicants should/should not be allowed.
If you agree, which employees should be tested? How and under what
circumstances? Why? Consider any relevant aspects of this issue. Do not focus
on athletes and steroids.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
- Develop a search strategy based on their research topics (15 minutes)
- Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
materials (15 minutes)
- Differentiate between scholarly journals and magazines (15 minutes)
- Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and
evaluate best choices in the results list (25 minutes)
Other notes: If there is time for a brief tour of the library, that would be
fine.

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4 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 / Jason Stiffler (PK)

Instructor's Name: Jason Stiffler
Instructor e-mail: jason.stiffler@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 503-867-2723
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Jason
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 121
Course CRN: 46743
# of students: 27
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-11-19
Alternate Date:
Preferred Time: 4:00 pm
Alternate Time:
Duration: 110
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? No
If yes please specify:
Assignment description and sample topics: This is my standard research
scavenger hunt for my WR 121 students. No instruction is needed from a
librarian, but I'm always glad to have a librarian around if one is
available, to help guide the students through the exercise.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
Other notes: I'm once again late in making this request, and have only myself
to blame if nothing is available. If the library room is already booked, let
me know so I can start pestering Jeff Wilson. :-)

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 / Craig Buchner (SS)

Instructor's Name: Craig Buchner
Instructor e-mail: craig.buchner@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 518.496.9562
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Craig
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR121
Course CRN: 46722
# of students: 27
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-11-20
Alternate Date:
Preferred Time: 10:00 am
Alternate Time:
Duration: 80
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? Yes
If yes please specify: 10 mins
Assignment description and sample topics: Students will be finding a variety
of support for their research assignment, which will be based on memory. The
essay they will be writing will be formatted as a list (like Susan Sontag's
"Notes on Camp.")
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
- Develop a search strategy based on their research topics (15 minutes)
- Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
materials (15 minutes)

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12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

WR 121 / Chris Jensen (no librarian needed)

NAME: Chris Jensen
E MAIL: cjensen@pcc.edu
PHONE: x7362
CAMPUS: Rock Creek
STUDENTS CALL ME:
PREFERRED CONTACT: e-mail
COURSE TITLE: WR 121
CRN:
STUDENTS: 27
PREFERRED DATE1: Nov. 20
PREFERRED TIME1: 12:10 pm
ALTERNATE DATE2:
ALTERNATE TIME2:
CLASS DURATION: 80 minutes
OTHER CLASS DURATION:
DISCUSS NON LIBRARY MATTERS: no
NON LIBRARY MATTERS TO DISCUSS:
ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Research day -- no instruction requested, although drive-by is welcome

Posted by: Chris Jensen


2:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 115 / Amy Schimpf (SS)

amy.schimpf15@pcc.edu

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4:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 115 / Amy Schimpf (SS)

amy.schimpf15@pcc.edu

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6:30 p.m. - 7:20 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 / Sharla Yates-Seif (BR)

Instructor's Name: Sharla Yates-Seif
Instructor e-mail: sharla.yatesseif@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 503 750 9552
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as:
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 121
Course CRN: 46764
# of students: 28
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-11-20
Alternate Date: 2012-11-15
Preferred Time: 6:30 pm
Alternate Time: 7:00 pm
Duration: 50
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? No
If yes please specify:
Assignment description and sample topics: I do not have the exact rubric
composed yet, but I'm thinking of an overview of researching skills and an
overview of how to use databases for the library as the purpose of our visit.
Also, a "how to search" Google well seminar would be helpful. They will be
using an outside source for their last paper, but as is a Process Analysis
paper, the source may simply be an encyclopedia entry or definition rather
than a scholarly journal.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
- Develop a search strategy based on their research topics (15 minutes)
- Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
materials (15 minutes)
Other notes: I do not have the exact rubric composed yet, but I'm thinking of
an overview of researching skills and an overview of how to use databases for
the library as the purpose of our visit. Also, a "how to search" Google well
seminar would be helpful. They will be using an outside source for their
last paper, but as is a Process Analysis paper, the source may simply be an
encyclopedia entry or definition rather than a scholarly journal.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

8 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

WR 121 / Chris Jensen (no librarian needed)

Chris Jensen
E MAIL: cjensen@pcc.edu
PHONE: x7362
CAMPUS: Rock Creek
STUDENTS CALL ME:
PREFERRED CONTACT: e-mail
COURSE TITLE: WR 121
CRN:
STUDENTS: 27
PREFERRED DATE1: Nov. 21
PREFERRED TIME1: 8 am
ALTERNATE DATE2:
ALTERNATE TIME2:
CLASS DURATION: 80 minutes
OTHER CLASS DURATION:
DISCUSS NON LIBRARY MATTERS: no
NON LIBRARY MATTERS TO DISCUSS:
ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Research day -- no instruction requested, although drive-by is welcome
ASSIGNMENT NOTES:

Posted by: Chris Jensen


12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Library instruction for CG 180 / Luke Givens (SS)

Google Applications for productivity

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1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 122 / Andy Zboralski (RS)

Instructor's Name: Andy Zboralski
Instructor e-mail: andrew.zboralski@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 503-317-9135
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Andy
Preferred contact:
Course no. or title: Writing 122
Course CRN:
# of students: 26
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-11-21
Alternate Date: 2012-11-26
Preferred Time: 12:15 pm
Alternate Time: 1:00 am
Duration: 50
If other: Or less: I would like to have the students in a room with computers
to find professional sources for their essays.
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? No
If yes please specify:
Assignment description and sample topics: The students are writing a proposal
essay that begins with a global or national focus, and the essay concludes
with a local focus. The topics are chosen by the students and approved by me.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
- Develop a search strategy based on their research topics (15 minutes)
- Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
materials (15 minutes)
- Differentiate between scholarly journals and magazines (15 minutes)
- Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and
evaluate best choices in the results list (25 minutes)

Posted by: Library Web Event


2 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR115/Elizabeth Smith (RS)

Instructor's Name: Elizabeth Smith
Instructor e-mail: elizabeth.smith34@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 503.245.1055
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Elizabeth
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 115
Course CRN: 46736
# of students: 25
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-11-21
Alternate Date:
Preferred Time: 2:00 pm
Alternate Time: 3:00 pm
Duration: 80
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? Yes
If yes please specify: Will go over some work before or after the instruction
Assignment description and sample topics: Still deciding.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
- Develop a search strategy based on their research topics (15 minutes)
- Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
materials (15 minutes)
- Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and
evaluate best choices in the results list (25 minutes)

Posted by: Library Web Event


4 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 / Jason Stiffler (SS)

Instructor's Name: Jason Stiffler
Instructor e-mail: jason.stiffler@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 503-867-2723
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Jason
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 121
Course CRN: 46743
# of students: 27
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-11-21
Alternate Date:
Preferred Time: 4:00 pm
Alternate Time:
Duration: 110
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? No
If yes please specify:
Assignment description and sample topics: This is my usual day-two exercise,
where students have time to perform guided research on their paper topics,
with help available from me, and from a librarian if one is available.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
Other notes: Again, this is hitting you at the last minute, largely because I
am a terrible person. If things are already booked, that's my fault, and I
can start asking Jeff Wilson if there's any hope for me. :-)

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6 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 / Lisa Garcia Stiffler (SS)

Instructor's Name: Lisa Garcia Stiffler
Instructor e-mail: lisa.stiffler@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 503 423 7263
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Lisa
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 121
Course CRN: 41175
# of students: 31
ADA provisions needed:
Preferred Date: 2012-11-19
Alternate Date:
Preferred Time: 6:00 pm
Alternate Time:
Duration: 50
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? No
If yes please specify:
Assignment description and sample topics: Final paper will be a researched
argument - I will forward a prompt to you - they will need to research a
controversial topic.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
- Develop a search strategy based on their research topics (15 minutes)
- Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
materials (15 minutes)
- Differentiate between scholarly journals and magazines (15 minutes)
- Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and
evaluate best choices in the results list (25 minutes)
Other notes: I would like them to have the time after the talk in the
computer lab to do some research of their own. Thanks!

Posted by: Library Web Event


Sunday, November 25, 2012

All Day

Library closed, Sundays

Posted by: Pam Kessinger


Monday, November 26, 2012

2 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR115/Elizabeth Smith (SS)

Sara will drive-by during student work time.


Instructor's Name: Elizabeth Smith
Instructor e-mail: elizabeth.smith34@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 503.245.1055
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Elizabeth
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 115
Course CRN: 46736
# of students: 25
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-11-26
Alternate Date:
Preferred Time: 2:00 pm
Alternate Time:
Duration: 110
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? Yes
If yes please specify: odds and ends
Assignment description and sample topics: Still deciding
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
Other notes: I would like to reserve this room for a "Librarian Drive-by"
(after our day of full instruction on 11/21) similar to what Chris Jensen has
done on 11/21. Thank you.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Library instruction for WR 122 / Joseph Rogers (SS)

Joseph Rogers

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12 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Library instruction for RD 115 / Fierman (SS)

Second session
Instructor's Name: Danica Fierman
Instructor e-mail: danica.fierman15@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 9717227643
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Danica
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: Reading 115 --College Reading
Course CRN: 43912
# of students: 25
ADA provisions needed:
Preferred Date: 2012-11-27
Alternate Date: 2012-11-29
Preferred Time: 12:00 pm
Alternate Time: 1:00 pm
Duration: 80
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? Yes
If yes please specify: Maybe 5 minutes to collect homework
Assignment description and sample topics: Continued work on their information
literacy project. This day would be a session devoted mostly to independent
work with support from librarian. It would also be a good opportunity to
hone in on relevance of materials.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
- Develop a search strategy based on their research topics (15 minutes)
- Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
materials (15 minutes)
Other notes:
Email to RC librarians: pkessing@pcc.edu, robin.shapiro@pcc.edu,
sara.seely@pcc.edu

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

1 a.m. - 1:05 a.m.

Pam, SY, Library Leadership, 9:30-11

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Friday, November 30, 2012

1 a.m. - 1:05 a.m.

CoP Meeting Day

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