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BAEX 800

Finding & Evaluating Sources - Library Session 1 (In-person class)

March 15, 2023
: During the library session we will: 

  • Tour the Library Building
  • Discuss how to get help
  • Answer your questions
  • Complete the RADAR Challenge in teams
  • Provide a tour of LibGuides
  • Watch the OneSearch+ video
  • Complete the Finding Sources activity and discussion

RADAR Challenge Instructions (In-person class)

Play The RADAR Challenge with your partner in teams.

  • Designate one team member to be the timekeeper. Your team will have 10 minutes to play The RADAR Challenge.

  • Designate one team member to share their screen, open the RADAR Challenge, and submit the answers​.

  • The timekeeper will write your team name and final score on the classroom whiteboard.

Finding Sources Activity Instructions and Links

Task: Compete the Finding Sources Activity (Google Form)

Individually, complete and submit the Finding Sources Activity. During the activity you will need to use the OneSearch+ database to find one scholarly/academic source that contains current research on your topic.

Feel free to View the Results once you submit the form to view all your peers' responses.

Finding Sources Discussion

Discuss these 3 things with each other. You will have 5 minutes, so designate a timekeeper to be sure each person gets a chance to talk.
1.    What topic did you choose and why?
2.    What were the keywords that you used in your search?
3.    What search tips do you have for using OneSearch+?

Then, designate a person in your group to share 1 search tip with the rest of us.

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