We partner with faculty to empower students to effectively use information in school, at work and in their personal lives. These students will be successful life-long information seekers who identify, access, evaluate, and ethically use all types of information.
Librarians offer course-specific library instruction workshops which provide practical demonstrations and hands-on application of exciting research tools.
|Know Information Needs||Find Information||Evaluate Information||Use Information||Honestly Use Information|
|Partner with library staff to help students understand the desired result of the assignment.||
Differentiate between online subscription resources and internet.
Differences between peer reviewed, scholarly, and popular articles.
|Teach students to critically examine accuracy, relevance, bias and completeness of information they retrieve.||Teach students to incorporate appropriate and relevant information.||Assess the results of your students' efforts with attention to whether the amount of sources is adequate and specific.|
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Library Course Guides
|HCC Website Evaluation Checklist.||
Discuss the proper use of information, including the use of citations to assign proper credit as well as academic honesty and plagiarism.
Understand fair use and copyright policies.
|Become familiar with access of electronic subscription databases.||Teaching students to integrate outside sources into their work will be a deterrent to plagiarism and other dishonest academic behaviors.|