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ENGL 1101 - Abbott (Online) - Spring 2021

Information Literacy Objectives

Upon completion of this information literacy content, students should be able to:

1) Demonstrate knowledge of basic GALILEO functions (eg: results list, email, cite tool)

2) Refine and narrow searches using built-in database limiters.

3) Cite sources correctly in the appropriate documentation style.

The Key to This Library Guide

STEP 1: 

Become familiar with Galileo. It's a search tool, just like Google! Learn *why* it's better than Google, and play around with the tools it offers, like doing a basic search, scrolling through results, and saving sources.

STEP 2:

Research is key, and that means Understanding Galileo.There is a lot of great stuff on these pages - take advantage of them!

  • Filters/Limiters: your best friend when you need to narrow down your results
  • Boolean: a way to put your keywords to work for you
  • Advanced Searching: Galileo's Advanced Search makes using Boolean easy-peasy
  • Navigating Galileo: a picture is worth a thousand words

STEP 3: 

Finally you'll need to create citations for all the great sources you found. The Works Cited tab will help you there!

STEP 4:

At the end of the semester, take the quick library assessment. It lets us know how we're doing as instructors and how you're doing as students!

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