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INFS 614 Introduction to Research

This guide provides students in INFS 614 with material for mastering the use of library resources.

Meet the Librarian

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Mary Francis
Contact:
605-256-5845

Session 1

1. Welcome

2. Introduction

  • Video intro
  • My website for some additional details about me.

3. Goals of library instruction

  • Research, a word with two focuses in this course.
  • Students should gain insight into the theory behind information sources.
  • Students will develop applied skills in finding resources.
  • Understand different types of information resources in order to successfully find and utilize sources when conducting research.

4. Library homepage

https://library.dsu.edu

5. Periodicals

6. Finding journal articles

7. Databases

8. Citation managers

Session 2

1. Welcome

2. Ethical Use of Info

3. Evaluation

4. Reading

 

Session 3

1. Welcome

2. How to read a scholarly article

3. Using citations

Karl E. Mundt Library, Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota 57042
605-256-5203