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Writing 10 (Silbaugh): Library Welcome

College Reading & Composition

Session Outcomes

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

  • apply search strategies to create logical searches based on your research question.
  • locate relevant information from a library database related to your research question.
  • 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: Identifying Keywords (15 min)
  • PART II: Keywords & Background Information (10 min.)
  • PART III: Search Strategies Review & Creating a Search (15 min)
  • PART III: Database Review, Database Search & Independent Search Time (10 + 20 min)
  • PART V: Research Help & Feedback (10 min.)

Librarian Instructor

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Sara Davidson Squibb
Library Office 275D