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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

8 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Library instruction for HST 101 / Erik Johnsen (RS)

Instructor's Name: Erik Johnsen
Instructor e-mail: erik.johnsen@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 971.404.6225
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as: Erik
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: HST 101
Course CRN: 43407
# of students: ~28
ADA provisions needed:
Preferred Date: 2012-10-11
Alternate Date: 2012-10-09
Preferred Time: 8:00 am
Alternate Time: 9:00 am
Duration: 50
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: We will go back to the classroom for the second half
of class.
Assignment description and sample topics: The students will be writing a 5-7
research paper based on a primary source of their choosing from the time
period covered in HST 101. I will provide the librarian with a copy of the
assignment sheet before the library instruction class.
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)
Other notes: They will not be allowed to use "internet sources," only journal
articles and books for their secondary sources.
Email to RC librarians: pkessing@pcc.edu, robin.shapiro@pcc.edu,

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