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FYSE - Making a Difference in the Lives of Children and Families: FYE Library Activity

This guide will walk you through the library activity.

FYE Library Activity Spring 2017

Your Librarian and PF(s)

Welcome to FYE Library Day!

Your Librarian is: Brandon Lewter
Your Peer Facilitator is: Athena Voegele


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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: choose an issue that impacts children and families of your choice (for example: Affordable Care Act, Planned Parenthood, etc.)

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: Concept Mapping/Brainstorming

  • Take the general topic and generate at least 3 subtopics with at least 3 associated keywords; record this information on your Google Doc.

Part 2: Find at least 1 Book & 1 Article (these can potentially be used for the bibliography you will need to complete for this course)

  • Choose words (including the main topic) from your concept map to use for your source search.

​​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.