This lesson/handout is designed to help students begin to navigate the UAF library’s sources for research. The library has a great tutorial online and in this lesson, students use that tutorial to actually begin their own research.
- Go to the Library Information Literacy Tutorial.
- Watch the videos and take the self-check tests.
- Go to the Searching Google Scholar Guide and the Searching JSTOR Guide.
- Use the information in the videos to find and create the following:
Keywords that you can use to search for your topic:
Boolean operators that will help you with your search:
One resource from the library catalog that you can use:
One resource from a periodical that you can use:
The most reliable web resource you can find that is relevant to your topic. Use the CRAAP Worksheet to give it a score:
One resource found on Google Scholar:
One resource found on JSTOR: