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First Year Program RW 1299 Library Session

This guide accompanies the library session in the Research-based Writing 1299 course.

RW1299 Library Session Learning Objectives

This guide accompanies the library session in the Research-based Writing 1299 course and is intended to cover the following learning objectives:

Library Session Learning Objectives

Through this library session, students will learn to:

  • recognize the key concepts within a research statement in order to more efficiently search library databases.
  • brainstorm related key-terms to a research topic in order to find a variety of research articles on the topic.
  • utilize available database searching strategies in order to focus and expand a search.
  • bring these skills together by using a library database to find articles for the research topic.
  • identify characteristics of, and differences between, scholarly, trade, and popular publications in order to select the proper resources for research.

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