LSC 150 – Library Resources and Skills class Susan Slaga, MLIS
In the Beginning… Started in 1995 - presentation style - became more hands on after computers were installed.
Went from pass/fail to letter grades.
Three sections each semester - classroom and online.
General education elective - open to all students.
Material Covered: Library tour Advanced online catalog searching Bibliographic citations LoC Classification system Reference Sources Popular vs. Scholarly sources Advanced article database searching Evaluating websites Plagiarism/Academic Integrity/Copyright
Online LSC 150 Blackboard Vista Lecture notes Online tutorials Homework Quizzes Online discussions
Assessment Homework assignments Quizzes Midterm exam Final : bibliography; modified annotated bibliography; exam
Annotated Bibliography One book One scholarly journal article One magazine article One newspaper article One reliable reputable website
Annotated Bibliography cont.
Cite items in correct format List items in alphabetical order Only use databases from library's website List search strategy and database used Critically analyze source**
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Classroom instruction Online Self paced online tutorials and/or videos Embedded Librarian
Susan Slaga, MLIS Central Connecticut State University Elihu Burritt Library [email protected]