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Writing 10 (Fraser)

Welcome!

Wondering how to access, locate, and use information sources?  This guide will provide information to support your research endeavors.

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URL: https://libguides.ucmerced.edu/wri10-fraser

Outcomes & Outline

GOAL: Locate resources needed for your upcoming Wikipedia assignment. 

Today you will be able to …

  • identify information gaps in a Wikipedia article.
  • locate sources using suitable search strategies and keywords.
  • prepare for our upcoming Wikipedia editing session.

Outline of Today's Session 

Part I: Wikipedia (15 - 20 min.)

  • feedback on module
  • Wikipedia article classifications
  • information gaps in Wikipedia articles
    • Jamboard activity & discussion

Part II: Keywords, Search Strategies & Databases (40 min.)

  • reviewing assignment questions to identify possible keywords to research your topic
  • Brief Search Tool Demos #1 (UC Library Search & Academic Search Complete)
    • Find a Source, record on Google Spreadsheet
  • Brief Search Tool Demo #2 (Google)
    • Find a Source, record on Google Spreadsheet

Part III: Wrap-Up & Feedback (10 min.)

  • preparation for Session 2
  • questions
  • feedback

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