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Learning Outcomes: FYSEM Library Instruction L.O.s

Learning Outcomes for First Year Seminar IL instruction



FYSEM library instruction is designed to help you do the following: 


  • Find the gateways to books, articles and library services on the Library Home Page
  • Indentify where various types of publications appear in an Information Cycle
  • Know when reference materials will best suit your research needs
  • Define your audience and recognize the difference between scholarly and popular sources
  • Evaluate the sources you uncover
  • Locate books and full-text articles
  • Differentiate among citations for books, articles, chapters and websites