FALL 2020 - LIBBIS FOR COMPOSITION 102, 102H AND HONORS 101 STUDENTS​

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 library workshops, or LIBBIs, that will answer these questions and provide you with 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 attending the LIBBIs,

LIBBI-102COMP, Part 1 -- Online Tutorial
Part 1 is done online by completing three short pre-assessment quizzes in D2L(which are used for Library data and do not count), and working through the Library's tutorial, which has a link at the end of the last quiz. The tutorial must be completed before attending LIBBI Part 2.

LIBBI-102COMP, Part 2 --  Library Instructional Lab (LIL) Hands-On
This is a hands-on session to discover and explore library resources. Part 2 sessions meet in the LIL, LRC 4th floor in the LINC. To attend a session you must sign up first  opens new windowSign up in Vision to attend, then just show up on time in the LIL. You choose the date and time of a session that works with your schedule. (View the opens new windowLIBBI Schedule Calendar)

  • Sign up early to get a session that works with your schedule.
    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.
  • Part 2 sessions last 1 hour and 15 minutes. To receive credit for attending you will need to stay until the session is over. Arrange your schedule, or select a LIBBI session, accordingly.

Important Notes:

  • Both Parts 1 and 2 are required and must be completed. Non-attendance results in a letter grade consequence. See your opens new windowcourse syllabus for more information on the LIBBI requirements.
  • For the semester, when the LIBBIs are over there is no way to make them up.
  • You will need your network login (SSO). If your login does not work, contact the IT Concierge Desk at studenthelpdesk@oru.edu, 918.495.6321, or it.oru.edu.

LIBBI-102COMP, Part 1

"The ORU Library, Book/ Ebook and Reference Basics"
Required for all Composition 102 students. (Note: You must complete Part 1 before attending Part 2.)

Objectives
After completing the LIBBI, you should be able to:

  • Navigate the library Web page
  • Access online resources
  • Perform basic searches in the ORU library catalog
  • Search and navigate ebooks
  • Use online reference databases
  • Locate resources for innovative technologies, such augmented and virtual realities, and 3D printing.

At the beginning of the session, three short pre-assessment "Library Proficiency" exercises in D2L will be completed. Scores do NOT count. There is nothing to do in preparation for the LIBBI.

Library Guides:
- opens new windowComposition 102, 102H, HONR101, Course Research Guide
- opens new windowHow to Find Books and eBooks

LIBBI-102COMP, Part 2

"Journals, Articles, and Databases"
Required for all Composition 102 students.

Objectives:
After completing the LIBBI, you should be able to:

  • Choose an appropriate database for your research
  • Find a scholarly article using keyword and Boolean expressions
  • Interpret, evaluate and improve a search for more relevant results
  • Create a MLA citation using a database tool, then accurately edit it
  • Find a journal or magazine title in Journal Finder+ 

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.

Library Guides:
- opens new windowComposition 102, 102H, HONR101, Course Research Guide
- opens new windowHow to Find Periodicals (Journals, Magazines, Trade Publications)
- opens new windowCiting Sources: MLA