At the end of today's session, students will be able to:
develop a list of keywords for a topic
create a search strategy to use in library databases
locate articles in subject encyclopedias using Gale Virtual Reference Library
Identify a strategy for getting help from a librarian
During today's class students will brainstorm keywords and phrases related to the class reading. We will use those keywords to practice using one of the library databases:
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryEncyclopedia articles from hundreds of subject-specific encyclopedias and reference books, hand-picked by Clark Librarians.
Encyclopedia articles from subject-specific encyclopedias and reference books. Includes more than 340 academic, subject-specific encyclopedias and reference books. Academic encyclopedia titles included in this collection are hand-selected by librarians to specifically meet the needs of Clark College students.
"Using Gale Virtual Reference Library - The Basics" URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGti7QzowLk