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Writing 10 (VanWagenen): Welcome

College Reading & Composition


By the end of the session, you will be able to ...

  • apply search strategies to create logical searches in library databases.
  • locate relevant information from a library database.
  • save article citations in a citation style of your choice.
  • know how to connect with a librarian for research help.


Our pathway for today ...

  • PART I: Using Keywords to Identify Background Information (15 min.)
  • PART II: Reviewing Search Strategies & Creating a Search (10 min.)
  • PART III: Database Search Demos; Database Functionality (15 min.)
  • PART IV: Independent Search Time (15 min)
  • PART IV: Questions, Research Help & Feedback (10 min.)

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Sara Davidson Squibb
Library Office 275D