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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Library instruction for BMZA 110 / Kaplan (RS)

Instructor name: Joyce Kaplan
Students refer to me as: Joyce
Instructor e-mail: joyce.kaplan@pcc.edu
Instructor phone: 971-722-7688
Instructor location: Rock Creek
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course subject: Biology & Mgmt of Zoo Animals - BMZA
Course number: 110
Course CRN: 44766
Number of Students: 24
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2013-10-09
Preferred Time: 11:00 am
Alternate Date: 2013-10-14
Alternate Time: 10:00 am
Duration: 50Minutes
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:
Animal Nutrition:
A minimum 5 page (not including title page and bibliography) paper is due
late in the term on either a specific nutrient and its importance in the
diets of exotic animals, or a nutritional disorder and its relevance to
exotic animals. At least 5 peer-reviewed research articles relevant to the
topic must be discussed.
Vitamin C
Metabolic Bone Disease
Upload class assignment and other relevant documents:
What are your learning outcomes for this session?
Access library catalog and article databases
Develop a search strategy based on their research topic
Differentiate between scholarly journals and magazines
Access full text of articles when available and properly utilize
inter-library loan when necessary
Identify appropriate information for bibliography
Other notes: Students will be using the library for similar projects in most
courses throughout the 2 year program so this introduction is more to have
them understand the use of the databases and ILL to retrieve peer-reviewed
articles than to complete one specific assignment. Thank you!

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