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Thursday, October 4, 2012

1 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

WR 122 - Henning *rr

Instructor's Name: Martha L. Henning
Instructor e-mail: mhenning@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 8015
Instructor's Location: Sylvania
Refer to me as: in front of students: Dr. Henning -- as colleague: Martha
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 122
Course CRN: 40269
# of students: 27
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-10-04
Alternate Date:
Preferred Time: 1:00 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: Students are developing information
/ materials to write their first 4-6 page academic essay for WR122. They are
each developing a concern of their own. They need to learn to function in
the library -- where things are, the nature of various data bases, how to
check things out, how to navigate the electronic system.
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)
- Physically locate items and other resources (brief library tour ) (15
- Other (please explain below) (15 minutes)
Other notes:
Construct a query for books and journals and evaluate best choices in the
results list.

Bring every up to date on navigating the library.

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