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Think Like a Researcher: Instruction Resources: #11 Post Library Session Activities

Teaching Research And Information Literacy (TRAIL) Curriculum Resources for Writing 10


Course Learning Outcome:  Demonstrate information literacy and be able to work with evidence

Goal:  Connect students to library research help; address and reflect on research challenges

Specifically, students will be able to

  • Connect to research assistance 24/7
  • Reflect on the research process and its challenges

24/7 Chat


Use Library Chat with class to explore someone's research question or challenge.

Type question into the Chat box.

Research Journal

Research Challenges (after sources are gathered)

By now you should have identified several sources that can be used to support your research.

  • Are you satisfied with your sources? Explain.
  • What will you do if you need more or different information once you start writing?
  • What has been the hardest part of doing research for you so far?

Research Journal

Incorporating Information in a Research Paper (after paper has been drafted)

Now that you have written a complete draft, please answer the following questions:

  • Where do you feel your paper incorporates research the best?
  • In what places could you strengthen the paper by doing or incorporating a bit more research?
  • What challenges did you encounter incorporating research and/or adding citations?
  • What questions do you still have about the research process?