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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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!

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