Tutorial Web Sites


 

 

 

 





Appendix B

Information Competence Tutorials

 

I. ACRL- Internet Education Project Database http://cooley.colgate.edu/etech/iep/default.html

II. Collected Tutorial Sites

Tutorials

1 of 17 found

Title: Art History Research Tutorial.
Author: Smith, Susan; Knott, Elen
URL: http://www.wfu.edu/Library/referenc/art_history/index.html
Descripton: This site was created as a library research tutorial for art history students in Professor Bernadine Barnes' Art 270 class, Northern Renaissance Art, at Wake Forest University. It is designed to guide them through a specific assignment in this course.
KeyWords: art history research tutorial
Date : 2000 - Spring

2 of 17 found

Title: Blais Tutorial - (Libraries of The Claremont Colleges).
Author: Wallace, Amy
URL: http://voxlibris.claremont.edu/research/tutorials.html
Descripton: This tutorial is designed for students who are new to Blais, the Libraries of The Claremont Colleges' online catalog, as well as those who would like to improve their skill in using Blais. Its focus is to help users understand the fundamentals of searching Blais.
KeyWords: library catalog tutorial
Date : 2000 - Spring

3 of 17 found

Title: Doing Research.
Author: Thomas, Nancy R; Fitzwater, Diana; Belz, James; Cote, Denise
URL: http://www.cod.edu/library/research/TutorialSite/index.htm
Descripton: This Web-based tutorial uses text, graphics, and interactive exercises and quizzes to engage users in learning to identify types of Library and Web sources, choose the appropriate Library or Web source, and use Library and Web search tools. It is intended for either independent self-study or faculty class assignment.
KeyWords: research tutorial
Date : 2001 - Fall

4 of 17 found

Title: Go for the Gold: A Web-Based Instruction Program for Developing Information-Seeking Skills.
Author: Cameron, Lynn
URL: http://library.jmu.edu/library/gold/modules.htm
Descripton: Go for the Gold is a set of Web-based instructional modules designed by the Carrier Library reference staff to introduce students to the services and collections in Carrier Library and to teach students basic information-seeking skills. Go for the Gold can be used by anyone who wants to learn how to find information in the library, in databases, or on the Internet.
KeyWords: research tutorial
Date : 1997 - Spring

5 of 17 found

Title: Library Research at Cornell: A Hypertext Guide.
Author: Engle, Michael
URL: http://www.library.cornell.edu/okuref/research/tutorial.html
Descripton: Outlines the steps and thought processes one should go through to define and develop a research topic. It also discusses strategies and techniques for locating information both in the library and on the Internet.
KeyWords: research tutorial
Date : 1996 - Fall

6 of 17 found

Title: New User Tutorial.
Author: Winter, Donna
URL: http://northville.lib.mi.us/tech/tutor/welcome.htm
Descripton: This tutorial has been designed to help people who have never used a computer before. It concentrates on using the mouse and other basic skills.
KeyWords: computer hardware tutorial
Date : 2000 - Spring

7 of 17 found

Title: OVID Abstracts Tutorial for the Ovid Web Interface.
Author: Niemeyer, Chris
URL: http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/ovid/start.htm
Descripton: An interactive, web-based tutorial that teaches the basics of searchingdatabases that use the interface put out by Ovid Technologies Inc.
KeyWords: Ovid interactive database tutorial
Date : 2001 - Fall

8 of 17 found

Title: PubMed Tutorial.
Author: Tobin, Tara; Francis, Barbara W.; McCullough, Susan L.; Miller, Ramona K.
URL: http://www.library.health.ufl.edu/pubmed/pubmed2/
Descripton: This tutorial is designed by the University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries to teach people how to use and navigate the many search features of PubMed (TM). The tutorial is set up so that you can choose individual sections you wish to learn or work through the whole tutorial from top to bottom.
KeyWords: database tutorial PubMed
Date : 2000 - Spring

9 of 17 found

Title: SCC Library Online Tutorial.
Author: Diel, Eve; Flett, Theresa
URL: http://www.gatewayccc.org/public/library_tutorial/index.html
Descripton: The tutorial is divided into three sections: The Virtual Tour of the Library, the Magazines/Indexes Tutorial, and the Archway Online Catalog Tutorial. The objective of the Virtual Tour is to familiarize students with the layout of the SCC library and services. The Magazines/Newspapers tutorial introduces students to the library online periodical indexes, helping them learn the subject areas covered by each database as well as hands-on searching practice within a sample database. Searching with Boolean operators is also discussed in this section. The Archway online catalog tutorial demonstrates the use of the library's online catalog, which includes discussions of keyword and subject searching, as well as borrowing books through our statewide library network, MOBIUS.
KeyWords: catalog index tutorial virtual tour
Date : 2001 - Fall

10 of 17 found

Title: Searching the Internet: Recommended Sites and Search Techniques.
Author: Cohen, Laura B.
URL: http://www.albany.edu/library/internet/search.html
Descripton: This site will help you to explore a variety of subject directories and search engines in order to gain skills in conducting independent research on the Internet.
KeyWords: Subject Directories, research tutorial
Date : 1997 - Spring

11 of 17 found

Title: The Library Primer.
Author: Pusey, Sabrina
URL: http://www2.andrews.edu/~puseysa/tutorials.html
Descripton: The purpose of this primer is to introduce you to basic library, Internet and research concepts and to provide practice applying those concepts through interactive exercises and quizzes.
KeyWords: primer tutorial library
Date : 2000 - Spring

12 of 17 found

Title: TILT (Texas Information Literacy Tutorial) .
Author: Dupuis, Elizabeth
URL: http://tilt.lib.utsystem.edu/
Descripton: A fully interactive tutorial to prepare students for online reseach.
KeyWords: research tutorial information literacy
Date : 1999 - Winter

13 of 17 found

Title: Tutorial for Learning Expanded Academic ASAP.
Author: Niemeyer, Chris
URL: http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/asap/start.htm
Descripton: An interactive, web-based tutorial that teaches the basics of searching in Expanded Academic ASAP by Gale Group Inc.
KeyWords: ASAP interactive database tutorial
Date : 2001 - Fall

14 of 17 found

Title: Tutorial for Learning the Library Catalog.
Author: Niemeyer, Chris
URL: http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/merlin/start.htm
Descripton: An interactive, web-based tutorial that teaches the basics of searching in the library catalog of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
KeyWords: interactive catalog tutorial
Date : 2001 - Fall

15 of 17 found

Title: University of Idaho Library and Web Research: Strategies for success.
Author: Prorak, Diane et al
URL: http://www.lib.uidaho.edu/tutorial/
Descripton: This tutorial is primarily designed for undergraduates at the University of Idaho, especially those in English 101-102, who are writing a research paper for a class. It may also be useful to other UI students who need a refresher or update on finding information. In addition, parts may be useful to students at other universities who need to learn, for example, how the Library of Congress call number system works, or how to tell the difference between article citations and book citations.
KeyWords: research tutorial library internet web
Date : 2000 - Spring

16 of 17 found

Title: UNLV Library Tutorials: Finding Books.
Author: Vanderpol, Diane
URL: http://www.library.nevada.edu/help/tutorial/index.html
Descripton: The University of Nevada at Las Vagas Library Tutorial web pages are designed to help patrons of the UNLV Library system understand how to use the library's resources to find information on a topic.
KeyWords: library catalog tutorial books
Date : 2000 - Spring

17 of 17 found

Title: WebLUIS Tutorial.
Author: Hoeppner, Athena
URL: http://reach.ucf.edu:8900/public/libtut/index.html
Descripton: Introduce novices to OPAC searching, including use of boolean, truncation, proximity, and indexes.
KeyWords: research tutorial
Date : 1998 - Spring


Information Competency

1 of 4 found

Title: A Traveler's Guide to Exploring Planet Library or Coursepack for LIB 150, Information Literacy .
Author: Evans Greenwood, Tina
URL: http://library.fortlewis.edu/~instruct/lib150/contents.html
Descripton: This page is the contents to the online coursepack for Information Literacy (LIB 150) taught at Fort Lewis College. This course is a graduation requirement at FLC, and it is taken by freshman/sophomore level students. Through taking this course, students are expected to learn to locate, evaluate and use information available in a wide variety of formats. Students are also expected to develop a basic level of familiarity and comfort with using the Reed Library at FLC including asking for assistance at the reference desk. Students learn to properly cite research materials using MLA citation format, and they learn that citations provide a means for readers to access materials used as sources by authors as well as to view citations as a means of tracking textual conversations.
KeyWords: information literacy syllabus lesson plans
Date : 1999 - Winter

2 of 4 found

Title: CSU Information Competence Project.
Author: Swanson, Judy et al
URL: http://www.lib.calpoly.edu/infocomp/index_calpoly.html
Descripton: The project consists of instructional modules which teach CSU students to find, evaluate, use, and communicate information in an integrated process. The 9 modules are based on 10 core competencies. Each module is a stand-alone unit with its own workbook/assessment component that requires students to utilize critical thinking skills. Graphical representations is used to visually display concepts, examples and applications of each module.
KeyWords: Information Literacy
Date : 1998 - Fall

3 of 4 found

Title: LSC 311, Information Literacy.
Author: Beck, Susan E.
URL: http://lib.nmsu.edu/staff/susabeck/lsc311/syllabus.html
Descripton: Information Literacy is designed to help students become full participants in our Information Society. Using a mixture of lecture, hands-on assignments and written research projects, this course gives students both the technological skills and the critical thinking abilities needed to use print and electronic information resources found in libraries and on the Internet.
KeyWords: syllabus information literacy
Date : 1998 - Spring

4 of 4 found

Title: Take a Walk on the Wired Side.
Author: Dupuis, Elizabeth
URL: A fully interactive tutorial to prepare students for online reseach
Descripton: Throughout this tutorial you will see, hear and read about digital information. We focus on the importance of information literacy, diversity of information formats, scenarios by science fiction writers, predictions for the future, individuals shaping the ever-changing Internet, and changes affecting businesses.
KeyWords: information literacy infotainment
Date : 1999 - Winter

Catalog Tutorial

1 of 5 found

Title: Blais Tutorial - (Libraries of The Claremont Colleges).
Author: Wallace, Amy
URL: http://voxlibris.claremont.edu/research/tutorials.html
Descripton: This tutorial is designed for students who are new to Blais, the Libraries of The Claremont Colleges' online catalog, as well as those who would like to improve their skill in using Blais. Its focus is to help users understand the fundamentals of searching Blais.
KeyWords: library catalog tutorial
Date : 2000 - Spring

2 of 5 found

Title: Research Tutorials for Freshman Seminar.
Author: Cragg, Carole; Gavin, Jesse
URL: http://library.bethel.edu/tutorials/index.asp
Descripton: The goal of the tutorial is to introduce new students in Freshman Seminar to: * Major resources available through the Bethel College Library web site for academic research * Primary locations for books and periodicals * Services available in the Library And to help them prepare for a specific assignment in the class Segments of the tutorial include: * CLICnet for Books and Audiovisuals (our consortium catalog) * InfoTrac for Periodical Articles -Expanded Academic Index * Ready Reference for Background Information * Specialized databases for in-depth research (just that they exist) * Interlibrary Loan services
KeyWords: Catalog, InfoTrac, Periodicals, Books & AV, Flash Plugin, Freshman Seminar, Library Services
Date : 2002 - Winter

3 of 5 found

Title: SCC Library Online Tutorial.
Author: Diel, Eve; Flett, Theresa
URL: http://www.gatewayccc.org/public/library_tutorial/index.html
Descripton: The tutorial is divided into three sections: The Virtual Tour of the Library, the Magazines/Indexes Tutorial, and the Archway Online Catalog Tutorial. The objective of the Virtual Tour is to familiarize students with the layout of the SCC library and services. The Magazines/Newspapers tutorial introduces students to the library online periodical indexes, helping them learn the subject areas covered by each database as well as hands-on searching practice within a sample database. Searching with Boolean operators is also discussed in this section. The Archway online catalog tutorial demonstrates the use of the library's online catalog, which includes discussions of keyword and subject searching, as well as borrowing books through our statewide library network, MOBIUS.
KeyWords: catalog index tutorial virtual tour
Date : 2001 - Fall

4 of 5 found

Title: Tutorial for Learning the Library Catalog.
Author: Niemeyer, Chris
URL: http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/merlin/start.htm
Descripton: An interactive, web-based tutorial that teaches the basics of searching in the library catalog of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
KeyWords: interactive catalog tutorial
Date : 2001 - Fall

5 of 5 found

Title: UNLV Library Tutorials: Finding Books.
Author: Vanderpol, Diane
URL: http://www.library.nevada.edu/help/tutorial/index.html
Descripton: The University of Nevada at Las Vagas Library Tutorial web pages are designed to help patrons of the UNLV Library system understand how to use the library's resources to find information on a topic.
KeyWords: library catalog tutorial books
Date : 2000 - Spring

Database Tutorial

1 of 4 found

Title: PubMed Tutorial.
Author: Tobin, Tara; Francis, Barbara W.; McCullough, Susan L.; Miller, Ramona K.
URL: http://www.library.health.ufl.edu/pubmed/pubmed2/
Descripton: This tutorial is designed by the University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries to teach people how to use and navigate the many search features of PubMed (TM). The tutorial is set up so that you can choose individual sections you wish to learn or work through the whole tutorial from top to bottom.
KeyWords: database tutorial PubMed
Date : 2000 - Spring

2 of 4 found

Title: OVID Abstracts Tutorial for the Ovid Web Interface.
Author: Niemeyer, Chris
URL: http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/ovid/start.htm
Descripton: An interactive, web-based tutorial that teaches the basics of searchingdatabases that use the interface put out by Ovid Technologies Inc.
KeyWords: Ovid interactive database tutorial
Date : 2001 - Fall

3 of 4 found

Title: Tutorial for Learning Expanded Academic ASAP.
Author: Niemeyer, Chris
URL: http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/asap/start.htm
Descripton: An interactive, web-based tutorial that teaches the basics of searching in Expanded Academic ASAP by Gale Group Inc.
KeyWords: ASAP interactive database tutorial
Date : 2001 - Fall

4 of 4 found

Title: Finding Information on Experiments for Psychology.
Author: Androski, Helene; Bundy, Blaire; Frye, Steven
URL: http://www.library.wisc.edu/help/mli/courseinstruction/psychology225/psychtutorial/intro.html
Descripton: A tutorial on using the database PsycINFO to find journal articles on experiments with additional steps for finding journals in the University of Wisconsin-Madison library system.
KeyWords: psychology, experiments, PsycInfo
Date : 2002 - Winter

Library Pedagogy

1 of 1 found

Title: Teaching Research Skills: Innovative Strategies for Library Instruction.
Author: Cates, Jo; Mc Henry, Renee; Ramachandran, Hema; Osif, Bonnie
URL: http://iti.acns.nwu.edu/slatran/teach.html
Descripton: A summary of several presentations given at the 87th Annual Special Library Association Conference in Boston, MA. The presentations outline strategies to acquaint adult users with library tools and how to teach them the necessary skills to do their research. The first presentation describes training the trainer, then follows with an overview of the hot new strategies that innovative library instructors are using. Then two stories from the front lines which exemplify how these strategies are put to use: 1) how one librarian teaches concept mapping and active learning skills to undergraduates and 2) how another librarian performs offsite library instruction for police officers.
KeyWords: library pedagogy
Date : 1996 - Spring

Research Strategies

1 of 7 found

Title: Foundations of Communication.
Author: DeArmond, Celita
URL: http://www.lib.utsa.edu/Instruction/levcom2213/index.html
Descripton: A guide to researching a variety of print and digital resources for creating a research paper.
KeyWords: research strategy
Date : 2000 - Spring

2 of 7 found

Title: Info Trekk: your guide through the information maze.
Author: Deubert, Kathy; Grey-Smith, Sue
URL: http://lisweb.curtin.edu.au/guides/infotrekk/
Descripton: InfoTrekk takes you through a series of 10 steps you can use to approach any essay or presentation topic, whether you are studying from home or on campus.
KeyWords: research strategy
Date : 2000 - Spring

3 of 7 found

Title: EVEN: Environmental Education Online.
Author: Johnson, William T.
URL: http://eastlib.east.asu.edu/Reference/even/
Descripton: EVEN is an online resource designed to help you find quality information related to the environment in a timely fashion. Here you'll find instruction on how to make the most of the electronic library of the future and access to journals, databases, documents, and much more. While most of it is free, you will encounter occasional access limits on those resources intended only for those affiliated with Arizona State University.
KeyWords: environmental studies research strategy resources directory
Date : 2000 - Spring

4 of 7 found

Title: Seven Step Guide to Library Research.
Author: Lewis, Janice
URL: http://www.lib.ecu.edu/Reference/workshop.html
Descripton: A concise guide and research process to doing topical library research.
KeyWords: library research strategy
Date : 2000 - Spring

5 of 7 found

Title: Putting the Pieces Together.
Author: Smith, Susan; et al
URL: http://www.wfu.edu/Library/referenc/research/index.html
Descripton: This tutorial is designed as a learning tool for Wake Forest University students. Most of the resources used in the interactive exercises are restricted to use by authorized WFU faculty, students and staff. The tutorial is best viewed in browsers that are version 4.0 or higher.
KeyWords: library research strategy
Date : 2000 - Spring

6 of 7 found

Title: The Virtual Research Assistant for Theatre.
Author: Lichtman, Judy
URL: http://www.an.psu.edu/jkl1/theatre/
Descripton: The Virtual Library Research Assistant makes students aware of the wide variety of resources available to the researcher, including electronic materials, and provides help on using these materials at a time when the student is most interested. Through the use of a common interface and a user- friendly program (Netscape), the student can master one learning format which can then be used for assignments in several courses. The project is designed both to introduce the hesitant computer user to a variety of electonic resources and to reach the technologically aware students who might otherwise neglect traditional information sources. Students receive instruction on the use of the research Web site during an in-class demonstration. Class instructors encourage students to use the site.
KeyWords: subject research strategy theatre
Date : 1997 - Summer

7 of 7 found

Title: First Steps - An Explorer's Guide to Research.
Author: Roberts, Lisa
URL: http://library.uncg.edu/depts/ref/tutorial
Descripton: The overall goal of the tutorial is to introduce new users to the basics of research. However, it can be used with various goals in mind. The tutorial can provide research skills instruction to students who do not have the opportunity to attend in-house instruction.
KeyWords: research strategy
Date : 2001 - Fall

Collected Sites

Bowling Green State University 
http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/infosrv/lue/basics.html

Cal Poly Pomona 
http://www.lib.calpoly.edu/infocomp/modules/index.html

CSU Monterey Bay 
http://library.csumb.edu/instruction/icmodules/

CSU Sacramento 
http://www.lib.csus.edu/services/instruction/iccs/infocomp/tutorials/index.html

CSU Tutorials
http://www.calstate.edu/LS/Tutorials.shtml

Directory of Online Resources for Information Literacy http://www.cas.usf.edu/lis/il/academic.html

Instruction Clearinghouse OhioLink
http://www.alaoweb.org/comsigs/iig/clearinghouse.html

Library Support Staff
http://www.librarysupportstaff.com/teachlib.html

Library Tutorials on the Web (a list of tutorial sites) http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/infosrv/tutorial/othertutorials.html

List of Tutorials collected by the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science
http://ils.unc.edu/daniel/214/Tutorials.html

Minneapolis Community/Technical College http://www.mctc.mnscu.edu/Library/tutorials/infolit/index.html

Pasadena City College
http://www.paccd.cc.ca.us/library/tiltwelcome.html

Polk Community College
http://www.polk.cc.fl.us/it/library/Infolit/iltutorialsV2.html

Purdue University-CORE (Comprehensive Online Research Education) http://core.lib.purdue.edu/

Spring Hill College 
http://camellia.shc.edu/literacy/index.html

TILT 
http://tilt.lib.utsystem.edu/

San Francisco State University - Oasis: Online Advancement of Student Information Skills
http://oasis.sfsu.edu/

UC Berkeley
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/FindInfo.html

UCLA Writing a Research Paper http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/help/writingguide.htm

UC Riverside
http://library.ucr.edu/MAGS2/Welcome.html

University at Albany
http://library.albany.edu/internet/

University of Cincinnati
http://www.libraries.uc.edu/libinfo/instruction/tutorial/assign-toc.html

University of Montreal
http://mapageweb.umontreal.ca/bernh/AAFD.97/formati_g.html

University of South Carolina 
http://www.sc.edu/library/pubserv/tutorial/

University of Utah
http://www-navigator.utah.edu/

University of Washington
http://www.lib.washington.edu/uwill/info/index2.htm

Weber State University
http://library.weber.edu/libinstruct/list.htm

Wesleyan University Library
http://www.wesleyan.edu/libr/tutlist.htm

Western Michigan University - SearchPath (good design) http://www.wmich.edu/library/searchpath/index.html

Widener University
http://www2.widener.edu/Wolfgram-Memorial-Library/pyramid.htm