ERIC Number: ED217947
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Guide to Library Instruction for Nontraditional Students in the Community College.
Moore, Mae Frances; Yee, Helen W.
This guide to meeting the library instruction needs of educationally disadvantaged and English as a second language students provides, for each of 10 units, suggestions for general instructional procedures, discussion topics, and classroom activities, as well as exercises and informational sheets. First, introductory material considers the elements of a successful library instruction program and points out factors that influence the structure and methods of library instruction for nontraditional students. Unit I deals with "Locating Books" and includes informational sheets on call numbers and the Library of Congress Classification System. Unit II focuses on the "Card Catalog," and offers explanations of filing rules, a guide to the card catalog, catalog card examples, a guide to the use of subject headings, and exercises. Units III through V, covering "Magazine Indexes,""Newspaper Indexes," and "Indexes to Collections," offer examples and explanations of the use of one index of each type. Units VI through VIII focus on "Dictionaries,""Encylcopedias," and "Almanacs," providing guides to and exercises in their use. Unit IX illustrates the steps in the development of a search strategy for the preparation of a bibliography, and Unit X deals with bibliographic form. A pre- and/or post-evaluation instrument is appended. (AYC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Contra Costa Coll., San Pablo, CA.