ERIC Number: ED229020
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Fundamentals of Research in Literary Criticism. Teacher's Notes, Transparencies, Bibliography, Exercises. Teaching Packages #2.
McDonough, Kristin; Rothstein, Pauline M.
The purpose of this bibliographic instruction package is to help a non-library instructor prepare undergraduate students to find biographical information about an author, historical information on the period when the author lived or the time period he/she wrote about, and literary criticism about the author's work. The scope of instruction is limited to prose. The package is divided into two episodes which can be presented in one class session. Episode I introduces students to the different forms of literature. Episode II teaches students how to locate library materials by using the card catalog, indexes, and reference books. The package includes summaries and lists of objectives for each episode, a materials list showing all transparencies and handouts for the training session, and a suggested script for the conduct of the session. For the student, the package provides paper copies of transparencies used by the instructor; these cover information searching procedures, forms of literature, catalog filing rules, and the "MLA (Modern Language Association) Bibliography." Also included are copies of transparencies showing a search log form and a checklist of questions for evaluating indexes and abstracts. An annotated bibliography of reference sources for literary research and a literature research exercise conclude the instruction packet. (ESR)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Authors, Card Catalogs, Check Lists, Higher Education, Information Retrieval, Instructional Materials, Library Instruction, Library Materials, Library Skills, Literary Criticism, Prose, Records (Forms), Reference Materials, Research Tools, Search Strategies, Transparencies
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Bernard Baruch Coll. Library Instruction Services.
Note: Thomas V. Atkins, Series Editor. For related documents, see IR 050 173-182 and IR 050 346-347. Best copy available.