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Spring 2021 - LIBBIs for Composition 102, 102H AND HONORS 101
How do you start research?
Where do you find scholarly articles?
What's an easy way to manage information?
How do you cite online sources?
As part of COMP-102, -102H, and HONR-101, you will complete two (2) library workshops, or LIBBIs, that will answer these questions and provide essential research tools. You will get an overview of library resources and learn basic skills to get started on and successfully complete your research assignment with ease and efficiency. There is nothing to do in preparation for the LIBBIs.
The ORU Library, Books/Ebooks, and Reference Basics
After completing the Part 1 LIBBI Tutorial, you should be able to:
At the beginning of the tutorial, you will be instructed to complete three short Pre-Assessment "Library Proficiency" quizzes, which the library uses for planning and statistics. Scores do not count nor affect your Composition grade.
LIBBI-102COMP, Part 1 -opens new window Online Tutorial
[Approximate completion time 1 hr 15 mins.]
This is an online interactive tutorial. Your completion of the tutorial, which is LIBBI-102COMP, Part 1, will be documented. At the beginning of the tutorial, you will complete three short pre-assessment "Library Proficiency" exercises in D2L. Scores do NOT count. To progress through the tutorial modules, you will correctly answer basic questions. The tutorial will take approximately 50-60 minutes and the pre-assessment quizzes in D2L about 15-20 minutes. There is nothing to do in preparation for the LIBBI tutorial. The Part 1 Tutorial includes four Modules.
Module #1 - The LIBBI Tutorial and Navigating the Library's Website [approximately 20-25 mins.]
This module explores the library website and briefly covers basic information and tools available there, including:
Module #2 - Finding Books and Ebooks [approximately 20 mins.]
Explore the library catalog features and ORU's ebook collections.
Module #3 - Reference Databases [approximately 20-25 mins.]
Learn how to access, use, search, and get citations in some of the most popular online Reference databases.
Module #4 - Sign up for Part 2 and Completion Certificate [5-10 mins.]
Journals, Articles, and Databases
After completing the LIBBI, you should be able to:
At the end of this session, three short Post-Assessment "Exit Exercises" will be completed. Scores will count as part the General Education Information Literacy rubric of your WPA; scores do not affect your Composition 102 grade.
LIBBI-102COMP, Part 2 - Hands-on Session in the Library Instructional Lab (LIL) or on Zoom
Note: J-Term LIBBI, Part 2 will be on Zoom.
This is a hands-on session to discover and explore library resources.Sessions are offered at a variety times to meet students needs. The Part 2 sessions meet in the Library Instructional Lab (LIL), LRC 4th floor, and on Zoom. For social distancing and student engagement, each session is limited to 16 students. To attend a session you must be opens new windowsigned up in Vision, which you did at the end of the Part 1 tutorial. Then just show up on time in the LIL or on Zoom.
✔You must complete the Part 1 Tutorial before attending Part 2.
View the opens new windowLIBBI Schedule Calendar
✔ Be on time; sessions start promptly.
Attendance is taken at the start of the session and given to your professors. If you are unfamiliar with the LIL location, you may want to visit the area prior to your session so you arrive on time. Late arrivals who miss the attendance check-in will need to attend a different session. For Zoom sessions, the Zoom link and password will be sent the day of the LIBBI session.
✔ Part 2 sessions last 1 hour and 15 minutes.
To receive credit for attending you will need to stay until the session is over..
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