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2023 FSEM 1010-19: The Classic Rock Era of Music (Prof. Bolon): Learning Outcomes

FYSEM Information Literacy

First Year Seminar library instruction is designed to help you do the following:

  • Find the routes to books, articles and library services on the Library Home Page
  • Understand where various types of publications appear in an Information Cycle*
  • Know when reference and background materials will assist your research process
  • Perform multiple-term searches in HamCAT
  • Differentiate among records for books and articles in HamCAT
  • Locate books and full-text articles
  • Evaluate the sources you uncover for:
    • audience

    • authority

    • bias

    • purpose

    • relevance

Student competency in these skills is measured by the library tutorial, in-class activities, and assignments provided by the FYSEM professor for this course.

*Image from Thompson River University Information Cycle Guide