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FYSE: Another Brick in the Wall: FYE Library Activity

This guide will walk you through the library day activity.

FYE Library Activity Spring 2016

Your Librarian and PF(s)

Welcome to FYE Library Day!

Your Librarian is: Brandon Lewter
Your Peer Facilitator is: Kaitlin Smith

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In today's session, you will learn how to generate effective search strategies and find two types of library sources.

The general topic for today's session is "Teaching and/or Education Issue" (refer to Multimedia Project topic ideas).

Part 1: Google Docs

  • Open the "read-only" Google worksheet
  • Log into you Google account
  • Click on "File" at the top of the page, and select "Make a copy..." so that you can work on the assignment.
  • Click on "blue share button" at the top right of the page and share you document with

Part 2: Brainstorming

  • Come up with two subtopics related to the general topic: disabilities. Your subtopics should not be too specific and you need to come up with at least three associated keywords that describe it.

Part 2: Find 2 Articles

  • Choose words (including the main topic) from your concept map to use for your source search.
    • Find a relevant peer-reviewed article using ERIC (enter information on the Google Docs worksheet)
    • Find a second, relevant peer-reviewed article using ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE (enter information on the Google Docs worksheet)

Part 3: Questions/Discussion/Printing

  • Open forum for questions or comments.
  • Addlestone Library Handout shared in class

Part 4: Library Info. & Feedback

  • Complete the very brief feedback survey.