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Library resources for CTW 2 class taught by Dr. Jackie Hendricks

ENGL1A_Heroes

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SCU Writing Center - The HUB

 

Need writing or oral presentation assistance?   Visit the SCU Writing Center - known as The HUB.

Outcomes for your Library Session

1.  Adding to WHERE you look for information, and WHY.

2.  Distinguishing between scholarly/non-scholarly sources, and understanding disciplinary perspective.

2.  Knowing the "HOW-TO" - Steps for searching the library's resources to review the literature on your topic.

Related Class Outcomes

Authority is constructed and contextual. Check the AUTHORITY of your sources - make sure they know what they are talking/writing about.

Information has value.  Yes, there's a lot of free information on the internet, but do consider what's not available there and why.

Searching as strategic exploration.  Searching for information is often nonlinear and iterative (ie. requiring repetition and practice). You evaluate the sources you find, and follow leads from what you have to recognizing what else you need.

From the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy: http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/issues/infolit/Framework_ILHE.pdf