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Learning Lab

Learning Lab: A Phillips Library and Academic Support Center Partnership

In the Learning Lab, four sessions are offered to introduce students to the library and the research process. The schedule for the Learning Lab is below.

Introduction to the Library Services

  • Find the library website
  • Identify uses of specific pages
  • Find ways to get help from librarians
  • Online practice and answer guide - Click Here

Search Strategies I

  • Find databases for academic journal articles
  • Limit results for peer-reviewed and full-text sources
  • Identify results and sort those results
  • Use the cite tool
  • Use the citation matcher
  • Online practice and answer guide - Click Here

Search Strategies II

  • Identify keywords for a search topic
  • Determine how to combine keywords in a search
  • Learn how to narrow and broaden searches to improve results
  • Online practice and answer guide - Click Here

Evaluating Information Sources

  • Identify different types of information sources
  • Use SCRAP to evaluate information sources
  • Online practice and answer guide - Click Here