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CAP 074 - College & Academic Prep (Miles): Discover Library Resources

Library information and resources for Natalie Miles's CAP 074 class

Learning Outcomes

After the library session, students should be able to:

Locate articles in magazines, journals and newspapers using Academic Search Premier and ProQuest

Identify basic features of databases

Locate articles in subject encyclopedias using Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Identify three reasons to use articles in subject encyclopedias

Describe the difference between information found using a search engine, like Google, and information found in a library database

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Class Activity

During the in-class activity students gained experience using four library databases:

Group Topics

Students are assigned to groups. Each group will research a specific disease:

  • malaria
  • tuberculosis
  • leprosy
  • West Nile virus
  • HIV/AIDS

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Improving Global Health, Cambodia.

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