This room is reserved primarily for library instruction. If you would like to collaborate with a librarian for an instruction session, please send your request and a librarian on your campus will contact you.
Please contact Debbi Lomax if you would like to reserve the library classroom for a different use which does not require a librarian. You may not reserve the room more than one week in advance unless it is for library instruction.
Library instruction for WR 121 / Mary Sylwester (SS)
Instructor's Name: Mary Sylwester Instructor e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Instructor's Phone: 503-848-2282 Instructor's Location: Rock Creek Refer to me as: Mary Preferred contact: e-mail Course no. or title: WR121 Course CRN: 40284 # of students: 27 ADA provisions needed: no Preferred Date: 2012-11-01 Alternate Date: 2012-11-08 Preferred Time: 8:00 am 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 will be starting work on a topic of their choice related to Jon Krakauer's *Into the Wild.* Topics may include the role of wilderness in American life; voluntary simplicity; hobo lifestyle; dysfunctional father-son relationships; initiation and coming-of-age rituals involving wilderness. Students will have chosen a topic and will be starting to look for sources. They will be beginning to construct an annotated bibliography of relevant 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) - 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 we can have the classroom from 8:00 a.m. to 10:50, I would like to give the class 40 min or so at the end to look for sources with the librarian and I circulating among them to offer suggestions.