Table of Contents

Introduction Introduction Module 4 Module 4: Finding Articles
Module 1 Module 1: Starting Smart Module 5 Module 5: Using the Web
Module 2 Module 2: Choosing a Topic Module 6 Module 6: Citing Sources
Module 3 Module 3: Using e-Library Appendices & Documentation

introduction Introduction

Splash Page
Get Ready... (requirements)
Organization of Searchpath
Searchpath will help

Choice Page (choose modules)

Module 1 Module 1: Starting Smart

Introduction - skills to be acquired
Types of Sources

Selecting Sources
Starting with the Library
Starting with the Web
End of "Starting Smart"
The Quiz

Module 2 Module 2: Choosing a Topic

Now, Get Curious!
Narrowing Your Topic
Online Databases
The Magic of Indexing
Keyword Searching
Using Keyword Searching

Types of Databases
End of "Choosing a Topic"
The Quiz

Module 3 Module 3: Using e-Library

Introduction - skills to be learned
Where's e-Library
About e-Library
e-Library Book Record
Ways to Search in e-Library
Keyword: Search Everything
Practice Searching
Subject Searching in e-Library
Course Reserve
Checking Out a Book
Your Library Account
End of "Using e-Library"

Module 3 Module 4: Finding Articles

Introduction - skills to be learned
Popular Magazines or Scholarly Journals

Why Use a Periodical Database?
What Will a Periodical Database Do?
Types Databases
Two Types of Databases
Where do I Find Databases?
Cuesta Library's Databases
Database Results

What Next?
Have Skills That Travel
End of "Finding Articles"

module 5Module 5: Using the Web

Introduction - Skills to be learned
About the Web

To Use or Not to Use?
Locate It on the Web
Subject Directories: Commercial
Subject Directories: Scholarly
About Search Engines
Search Engines - Google
Metasearch Engines
Tips for Better Search Results
Refining Web Results
Explanations for Refining Web Results
Internet Dog
Judging What You Find
You Be the Judge!
End of "Using the Web"
The Quiz

module 6Module 6: Citing Sources

Introduction - skills to be learned
Transmitting Ideas
Parts of a Citation

Citing Your Sources (style guides)
Plagiarism? It's Your Call (examples of plagiarism)
Five Tips for Avoiding Plagiarism
And Then There's Copyright
End of "Citing Sources"
The Quiz

Module choiceInput Exit