ERIC Number: ED335036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Strategies for Searching: A Self-Paced Workbook for Learning Basic Library Skills. 1991 Edition.
Van Noate, Judith
This self-paced workbook is designed to help students at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte acquire basic research skills in using a university library. The workbook, which is designed for use by students in English 1101, is divided into four major sections: (1) Introduction; (2) Encyclopedias (e.g., general, specialized, and encyclopedia yearbooks); (3) ALADDIN, the online catalog (includes information on Library of Congress subject headings and ALADDIN commands); and (4) Indexes (covers periodical indexes, providing information on citations, Wilson indexes, location symbols, locating materials, and newspaper indexes). Each section has an explanation of its purpose and content and all but the first section have a series of exercises. Pre-searched topics are listed for use with these exercises. Concluding the workbook is a library-specific guide to the location of reference materials. (MAB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Charlotte. J. Murrey Atkins Library.
Identifiers: University of North Carolina Charlotte
Note: For the 1984 edition, see ED 252 228; for a workbook on basic library research skills, see IR 053 638.