Library Modules are available for faculty to use with their students in CatCourses. The modules introduce students to the basics of accessing library resources and beginning information literacy concepts. They are especially intended for first-year students in Writing 1 and Spark classes.
|Moduel Content||Time for Completion||Outcomes||Suggested Use|
|Accessing Information - VPN & UC-eLinks||( ~12 minutes, without VPN download)||
||suitable before or after Finding & Selecting Databases|
|Finding & Selecting Databases||( ~12 minutes)||
||suitable before or after Accessing Information - VPN & UC-eLinks|
|Evaluating Information||( ~15 minutes)||
||suitable prior to Searching for Information|
|Searching for Information - Searching in Google||(8-10 minutes)||
||suitable after Evaluating Information; useful if students will be using freely available web sources|
Finding Statistics & Data
|( ~5 minutes)||
||suitable after Evaluating Information and Searching for Information - Searching in Google; useful if students will be using freely available web sources with a focus on finding stats|
Working with Information - Reading Scholarly Articles
|( ~12 minutes)||
suitable prior to any requirements that students read scholarly articles; could use after Finding & Selecting Databases if students also need to find scholarly articles
Librarians highlight module/learning activity content, how to locate it in the Canvas Commons, and how to import it into your course(s). ~10 min.
Follow the steps below to import Library Modules into your CatCourse from the Canvas Commons.
Note: it may be helpful to deselect "Show Public Resources" in your search in the Commons. This will show you just UC Merced resources.