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Professional Development Sessions for St. Thomas Aquinas High School March 10, 2017

LibGuides

Welcome to the world of LibGuides: http://community.libguides.com 

Use these guides to find resources and get ideas.

NOTE: Most guides will include some proprietary links to resources that are available only to the institution who created the guide (their databases, journals, etc.).

However, you will find many links to freely available resources within the guides. 

Handouts: March 10, 2017

Welcome!

Thank you for inviting me to meet with you! 

Objectives for our time together:

  • LibGuides
    • What they are, how you can find and use them, and their benefit to you
  • Search Strategies
    • Review a search strategy format that you can use with any class.
    • PDF Blank Forms and Samples are embedded in this guide.
  • Website / Source Evaluation
    • Using the CRAAP Test
    • Other Website Evaluation Tools and Examples
    • Fake News and Resources

Additional Items for your review and use:

  • Images
    • Reverse Image Searching
    • Copyright and Creative Commons Use
    • Finding Images to use in the Classroom
    • Documenting your image sources
  • Research Helps
    • Reading Articles
    • Scholarly vs. Popular Journals
    • Modifiers for News and Viewpoint Searches
  • Websites by Category/Topic
    • Includes PDF copies of today's handouts

Have some suggestions for other information to share in this guide? Contact me, and I'll be happy to add it.

Reference & Instruction Librarian